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This research provides converging evidence that infants use exploratory activity to differentiate slant around a horizontal axis before they relate information about slant to consequences for locomotion. In Experiment 1, 1Cmonth-old toddlers walked down safe, shallow 10” hills and slid down or avoided risky, steep 36” hills when height of the hills was held(More)
This study was undertaken to determine the outcome of infants delivered at the Royal Hospital for Women during the years 1971 to 1975 who weighed 1500 g or less at birth and who survived the first 28 days of life. Of the 104 neonatal survivors, 79 were seen by one of the writers, nine were seen by other medical practitioners, four had died after the(More)
The present case study provides evidence that a specific deficit can be improved by a treatment specific intervention in a boy who was prenatally exposed to Dilantin and presented with a learning disability. After implementation of a focused intervention for reading, standardized test scores revealed that the child demonstrated a dramatic improvement in(More)
This is a report on a study of the social origins, attitudes, and anticipated practice settings of black and white recruits to the physician's assistant occupation. Recruits are generally representative of the larger black and white communities in their values; however, black recruits are more likely than their white counterparts to value the status,(More)
We report on correlates of attrition for Blacks and Whites in physician's assistant training programs. The data reveal an unusually high rate of attrition for Blacks (65 per cent) and, in particular, for Black males (59 per cent). This latter group, regardless of educational background and other potential predicators of educational success, encounters(More)
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