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The importance of ontogenetic change in typical and atypical development

  • Tessa M. Dekker (a1) and Annette Karmiloff-Smith (a1)

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The compelling case that Anderson makes for neural reuse and against modularity as organizing principle of the brain is further supported by evidence from developmental disorders. However, to provide a full evolutionary-developmental theory of neural reuse that encompasses both typical and atypical development, Anderson's “massive redeployment hypothesis” (MRH) could be further constrained by considering brain development across ontogeny.

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The importance of ontogenetic change in typical and atypical development

  • Tessa M. Dekker (a1) and Annette Karmiloff-Smith (a1)

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