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Genetic influences on language impairment and phonological short-term memory.

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It has been known for some years that specific language impairment (SLI), an unexpected failure to acquire age-appropriate language skills, is highly heritable. However, molecular genetic studies have been hampered by the heterogeneity of the disorder and the predominant lack of clear genotype-phenotype relationships. We review recent studies suggesting that a better understanding of the genetics of SLI might emerge if we move away from clinical criteria for diagnosis to look instead at a the...

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10.1016/j.tics.2005.09.002

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, WTC Human Genetics
Role:
Author
Journal:
Trends in cognitive sciences
Volume:
9
Issue:
11
Pages:
528-534
Publication date:
2005-11-05
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EISSN:
1879-307X
ISSN:
1364-6613
URN:
uuid:3c5b9be5-be8e-43ce-8a4f-0e345d828176
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17529
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pubs:17529

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