Ana Claudia de Meneses Costa

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Motor deficits are among the most frequently occurring features of Down syndrome (DS). Individuals with DS exhibit disturbances in the dynamics of movement production and postural control that are thought to have a significant impact in delaying their acquisition of motor skills. The origin of these deficits has been hypothesized to be cerebellar. The(More)
Life-form spectra are known to vary greatly among different biomes, being largely defined by macroclimates on a global scale. Benign climates usually have biomes with a large proportion of phanerophytes, whereas harsher climates favor life-forms with greater degrees of bud protection. We sampled the flora of a semideciduous Atlantic forest and classified(More)
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