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    Studying development in Williams syndrome: Progress, prospects and challenges

    Van Herwegen, J. and Purser, H. and Thomas, Michael S.C. (2019) Studying development in Williams syndrome: Progress, prospects and challenges. [Letter]

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    Williams Syndrome (WS) is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder associated with a specific cognitive profile of strengths and impairments. It has been argued that studying cognitive development of this disorder would not only allow improved knowledge of WS but also provide insight into alternative pathways in development. However, due to the rarity and nature of the disorder, there are a number of challenges to collect longitudinal data. This letter describes a new multi-lab based approach to examine development in WS longitudinally and discusses some of the challenges and solutions that need to be taken into account when putting together either previously obtained or newly collected data from different labs.


    Item Type: Letter
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): The final publication is available at Springer via the link above.
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science > School of Psychological Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Brain and Cognitive Development, Centre for (CBCD)
    Depositing User: Michael Thomas
    Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2019 09:30
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:51


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