The effect of iron deficiency and mental stimulation on Indonesian children's cognitive performance and development.

@article{Soewondo1995TheEO,
  title={The effect of iron deficiency and mental stimulation on Indonesian children's cognitive performance and development.},
  author={S Soewondo},
  journal={The Kobe journal of medical sciences},
  year={1995},
  volume={41 1-2},
  pages={1-17}
}
  • S Soewondo
  • Published 1995 in The Kobe journal of medical sciences
Three studies conducted in Indonesia will be described. Soewondo (12) investigated the relation of iron deficiency and cognitive function and impact of iron supplementation on verbal intelligence, attention and concept learning among iron deficient children without anemia and iron deficient anemic children. Half of 176 children, aged 3-6 years, received elemental Fe for 8 weeks and the other half received placebo. There were significant changes from pre to post intervention evaluations in… CONTINUE READING