Children Respond Differently to Different Learning Rewards

Children Respond Differently to Different Learning Rewards

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Children Respond Differently to Different Learning Rewards

Children with Angelman syndrome respond to different types of rewards to promote learning, and the preferred type may vary based on the genetic cause, a new study indicates. The study, “Refining the Behavioral Phenotype of Angelman Syndrome: Examining Differences in Motivation for Social Contact Between Genetic Subgroups,” was published in Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. The symptoms of Angelman include cognitive, social, and behavioral abnormalities. Specifically, the disorder is typically characterized by intellectual impairment and learning difficulties, coupled…

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