a general or specific intellectual disability, resulting directly or indirectly from injury to the brain or from abnormal neurological development
What Does 🌴 Palm Tree Emoji Mean?Do you hear ukuleles? The palm tree emoji depicts a brown trunk with bright green palm fronds, and it immediately conjures images of vacation, the tropics, and relaxation. Are we there yet?
The Mind-Bending Stroop Effect: Don’t Read These Words!WARNING: Your brain is about to experience conflict and interference, while executing a suspiciously mundane task. Do not scoff. Different-colored words will slow down your mental processing, and there’s almost nothing you can do about it—except read the rest of this article to learn more. You are at the mercy of . . . the Stroop effect! Get ready: The following is a group of words, written …
Derived Formsmentally handicapped, adjective
Nowadays both mental handicap and mentally handicapped are considered to have inappropriate and negative connotations. The phrases learning difficulties and a person with learning difficulties are used instead
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