Strategies and correlates of jigsaw puzzle and visuospatial performance by persons with Prader-Willi syndrome.

@article{Verdine2008StrategiesAC,
  title={Strategies and correlates of jigsaw puzzle and visuospatial performance by persons with Prader-Willi syndrome.},
  author={Brian N Verdine and Georgene L Troseth and Robert M. Hodapp and Elisabeth M. Dykens},
  journal={American journal of mental retardation : AJMR},
  year={2008},
  volume={113 5},
  pages={343-55}
}
Some individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome exhibit strengths in solving jigsaw puzzles. We compared visuospatial ability and jigsaw puzzle performance and strategies of 26 persons with Prader-Willi syndrome and 26 MA-matched typically developing controls. Individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome relied on piece shape. Those in the control group used a different, picture-focused strategy. Individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome performed better than did the control group on an achromatic… CONTINUE READING
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