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Working memory in children and adolescents with Down syndrome: evidence from a colour memory experiment

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This paper reports information on the visual and verbal short term memory of individuals with Down syndrome. Colour memory in 16 children and adolescents with Down syndrome was compared with that of 16 typically developing children matched for receptive vocabulary. It was suggested that focal colours should be remembered more successfully than non-focal colours on the basis that the former could be remembered using a verbal recoding strategy. However, children with Down syndrome, for whom a d...

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Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines
Publication date:
2002
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