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How Useful Are Landmarks when Learning a Route in a Virtual Environment? Evidence from Typical Development and Williams Syndrome
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology Vol. 111, No. 4 (April 2012) pp. 571–586
The ability to learn a route through a virtual environment was assessed in 19 older children and adults with Williams syndrome (WS) and 40 typically developing (TD) children aged 6-9 years. In addition to comparing route-learning ability across...
Colour as an Environmental Cue when Learning a Route in a Virtual Environment: Typical and Atypical Development
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 33, No. 3 (2012) pp. 900–908
Typically developing (TD) 6-year-olds and 9-year-olds, and older children and adults with Williams syndrome (WS) navigated through brick-wall mazes in a virtual environment. Participants were shown a route through three mazes, each with 6 turns. In...
Harry R. M. Purser; Emily K. Farran; Yannick Courbois; Axelle Lemahieu; Daniel Mellier; Pascal Sockeel; Mark Blades
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology Vol. 113, No. 2 (October 2012) pp. 273–285
The aim of this study was to investigate route-learning ability in 67 children aged 5 to 11 years and to relate route-learning performance to the components of Baddeley's model of working memory. Children carried out tasks that included measures of...