volume 55, issue 5, P768-774 1987
DOI: 10.1037/0022-006x.55.5.768
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Terrie E. Moffitt, P. A. Silva

Abstract: This study examined children from an unselected birth cohort who had Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R) verbal and performance IQ discrepancies that placed them beyond the 90th percentile. It was hypothesized that, relative to their cohort peers, these children would be characterized by greater frequency of perinatal difficulties, early childhood neurological abnormalities, health problems of neurological significance, and concussion. Additionally, it was hypothesized that such children…

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