Unformatted text preview: e low end of the normal gene pool
§༊ Typically there is no organic cause found
§༊ Often see social disadvantage—poor hygiene, living arrangements, etc.
§༊ Often workable—have the potential to get smarter
o There is also the organic retardation in which an injury or damage early on in
life caused them to be in the lower distribution of the curve
§༊ Assigned to an orphanage; and he picked up on the difference between
organic and familial dichotomy
§༊ Saw that the familial group just were at a lower academic stimulation
but had the raw potential to advance
ú༏ After time with proper stimulation, saw around 20 point
increase in IQ • Intellectual Disability (Intellectual Developmental Disorder)
o Low levels of intellectual functioning in conjunction with impaired...
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This document was uploaded on 02/28/2014 for the course PSYCH AS.200.212 at Johns Hopkins.
- Fall '13
- Abnormal Psychology