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Route-learning strategies in typical and atypical development; eye tracking reveals atypical landmark selection in Williams syndrome.

Authors
  • Farran, E K1
  • Formby, S2
  • Daniyal, F3
  • Holmes, T3
  • Van Herwegen, J2
  • 1 Department of Psychology and Human Development, UCL Institute of Education, University College London, UK. [email protected]
  • 2 Department of Psychology, Kingston University London, UK.
  • 3 Acuity Intelligence, Reading, UK.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2016
Volume
60
Issue
10
Pages
933–944
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/jir.12331
PMID: 27634746
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The current results demonstrate that attention to landmarks during route learning reflects the types of landmarks remembered in memory tasks, that individuals with WS can learn a route if given sufficient exposure, but that this is accomplished within the context of an impaired ability to select appropriate landmarks.

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