ABSTRACT

Published in 1983, Mental Retardation is a valuable contribution to the field of Education.

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PART I: THE DEVELOPMENTAL APPROACH

chapter 1|6 pages

Introduction: The Developmental Approach to Mental Retardation

ByEdward Zigler, David Balla

chapter 2|18 pages

Motivational and Personality Factors in the Performance of the Retarded

ByEdward Zigler, David Balla

chapter 3|14 pages

Learned Helplessness and the Retarded Child

ByJohn R. Weisz

chapter 4|18 pages

Impact of Institutional Experience on the Behavior and Development of Retarded Persons

ByDavid Balla, Edward Zigler

part |1 pages

PART II: THE DIFFERENCE POSITIONS

chapter 5|22 pages

Rigidity—A Resilient Concept

ByEdward Zigler, David Balla

chapter 6|16 pages

Psychological Studies of Mental Deficiency in the Soviet Union

ByA. R. Luria

chapter 8|32 pages

Research Perspectives in Mental Retardation

ByNorman R. Ellis, Albert R. Cavalier

part |1 pages

PART III: THE DEVELOPMENTAL-DIFFERENCE CONTROVERSY

chapter 12|3 pages

Mental Retardation

ByMorton Weir

chapter 13|5 pages

MA, IQ, and the Developmental Difference Controversy

ByEdward Zigler

chapter 14|64 pages

Piagetian Evidence and the Developmental- Difference Controversy

ByJohn R. Weisz, Keith O. Yeates, Edward Zigler

chapter 15|42 pages

Possible Contributions of the Study of Organically Retarded Persons to Developmental Theory

ByDante Cicchetti, Petra Pogge-Hesse