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Memory and intelligence following spontaneously arrested congenital hydrocephalus

Richardson, John T. E. (1978). Memory and intelligence following spontaneously arrested congenital hydrocephalus. British Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 17(3) pp. 261–267.

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This study describes two cases of spontaneously arrested congenital hydrocephalus whose educational progress appears normal. They found on examination to have a reduced performance IQ, but a normal verbal IQ. They showed a significant impairment in immediate free recall, which was specific to the secondary memory component. It is concluded that congenital hydrocephalus produce and organic disorder which manifests itself in later life as an impairment of verbal memory.

Item Type: Journal Item
Academic Unit/School: Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 49911
Depositing User: John T. E. Richardson
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2017 14:43
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:53
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