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Developmental cognitive genetics: how psychology can inform genetics and vice versa

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Developmental neuropsychology is concerned with uncovering the underlying basis of developmental disorders such as specific language impairment (SLI), developmental dyslexia, and autistic disorder. Twin and family studies indicate that genetic influences play an important part in the aetiology of all of these disorders, yet progress in identifying genes has been slow. One way forward is to cut loose from conventional clinical criteria for diagnosing disorders and to focus instead on measures ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1080/17470210500489372

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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Dorothy V. M. Bishop
Publisher:
Psychology Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Journal website
Volume:
59
Issue:
7
Pages:
1153-1168
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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1747-0226
ISSN:
1747-0218
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uuid:315391ae-ea79-44e6-9d49-5b4ad90f7428
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ora:4914

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