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An incomplete understanding: Clarifying some causes and consequences of the 'poor comprehender' profile

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The research presented in this thesis had two overarching aims; the first, to supplement our knowledge concerning the aetiological underpinnings of poor comprehension, and the second, to investigate the impact of being a poor comprehender on behavioural and educational outcomes in the school context. A combination of standardised test batteries, novel experimental paradigms, and questionnaire measures were used to obtain data that addressed hypotheses connected to these two aims. Poor compreh...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Research group:
Language and Cognitive Development Group
Oxford college:
St John's College
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MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Pimperton, H
Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2011-04-19

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