Spatial but not object memory impairments in children with fetal alcohol syndrome.

@article{Uecker1998SpatialBN,
  title={Spatial but not object memory impairments in children with fetal alcohol syndrome.},
  author={Angela Uecker and L. Nadel},
  journal={American journal of mental retardation : AJMR},
  year={1998},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={12-8}
}
Behavioral dissociations on tests of cognitive abilities are powerful tools that can help define the neuropsychology of developmentally disabling conditions. Animals gestationally exposed to alcohol demonstrate spatial (place) but not object (cue) memory impairments. Whether children with fetal alcohol syndrome demonstrate a similar dissociation has received little attention. In this experiment, 30 Native American children, 15 previously identified with fetal alcohol syndrome and 15 control… CONTINUE READING

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