This volume is based on a symposium, "Cognitive and Psychosocial Dysfunctions Associated with Sex Chromosome Abnormalities," presented at the 1986 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. It contains reports from individual research groups and a psychological study.
Table of Contents
About the Series -- Overview: Psychological Phenotypes and Sex Chromosome Abnormalities -- SCA: In Search of Developmental Patterns -- The Cognitive and Neuropsychological Characteristics of Females with Turner Syndrome -- Psychosocial and Emotional Aspects of Turner Syndrome -- Sex Hormones, Brain Development, and Spatio-Perceptual Strategies in Turner Syndrome -- Behaviour and Extra X Aneuploid States -- Men with Sex Chromosome Aberrations—As Subjects and Human Beings1 -- Cognitive and Behavioural Development of the 47,XYY Child -- Methodological Issues in SCA Research -- The Contribution of Studies on Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies to the Understanding of Genetic Influences on Behavior
"Daniel B. Berch is an Associate Professor of psychology at the University of Cincinnati and Research Coordinator at the University Affiliated Cincinnati Center for Developmental Disorders. His primary research interest is in cognitive development, specializing in the information-processing approach for studying the development of spatial abilities. He obtained his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico. Bruce G. Bender is a Pediatric Neuropsychologist at the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado. He has studied extensively children with sex chromosome abnormalities and children with asthma. He received his B.S. from North Central College and his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin."