Brain tumors in children and adolescents—I. Effects on working, associative and serial-order memory of IQ, age at tumor onset and age of tumor

@article{Dennis1991BrainTI,
  title={Brain tumors in children and adolescents—I. Effects on working, associative and serial-order memory of IQ, age at tumor onset and age of tumor},
  author={Maureen Dennis and Brenda J. Spiegler and Harold J. Hoffman and Elizabeth Hendrick and Laurence Edward Becker},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={1991},
  volume={29},
  pages={813-827}
}
Memory impairment was demonstrated in a sample of 46 children and adolescents with brain tumors. The overall distribution of memory scores was skewed positively; over half of the total number of test measures were in the lowest quarter of the score distribution; and more than three-quarters of the individual subjects had at least one memory score in the impaired range. Verbal intelligence accounted for less than one-quarter of the variance in memory scores. The type of memory impairment was… CONTINUE READING

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