Learning disabilities and prenatal risk

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University of Illinois Press, 1986 - Family & Relationships - 364 pages
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Contents

Prenatal Drugs and Learning Disabilities
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Prenatal Exposure to Pollutants and Neural
19
Smoking and Drinking during Pregnancy
28
Copyright

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Michael Lewis, PhD, is the University Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry and Director of the Institute for the Study of Child Development at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. A widely cited leader in the field of developmental psychology, Dr. Lewis has written or edited more than 30 books.
Jeannette M. Haviland-Jones, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Human Emotions Lab at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She has studied and written extensively about emotional development for over 25 years, with interests including lifespan changes in displays of emotion, gender differences in emotions, and the organizing effects of emotion on cognition and on personality.
Lisa Feldman Barrett, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory at Boston College, with appointments at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Her research addresses the nature of emotion from social-psychological, psychophysiological, cognitive science, and neuroscience perspectives. A recipient of the NIH Director's Pioneer Award, she has published two previous books and over 80 papers and chapters.