B Alin Akerman

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A group of 34 twin pairs was studied at four years of age. Characteristics of the group were a homogeneous social background, good parental interrelationship and conscientious care during pregnancy, delivery and the neonatal period. All the children were tested with the Griffiths' Mental Development Scales. The girls generally showed a higher development(More)
The purpose of this paper is to trace the role of culture as an explanatory construct in developmental processes and outcomes, and its implications in the understanding of developmental psychopathology. Literature reviews were conducted by historical period: 1930-1939, 1960-1969, and 1990-1999. The percentage of the total articles and chapters pertaining to(More)
This is a follow-up study of twins, including 33 twinpairs from the Stockholm area, aiming to study the cognitive development of twins at eight years of age. The twins have been followed at different ages from birth onwards. All children were tested with the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children in a Swedish translation (WISC). The WISC test consists of(More)
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