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Describe the case of genie. what happened to her why is this case important?

One case of extreme isolation involved a girl named Genie. Although little is known about her earliest months, it is likely that she was restrained and neglected. Beginning at around the age of twenty months, Genie was kept in a back bedroom, tied to a toilet chair. For the next twelve years, Genie received little stimulation of any kind and was fed baby food. Her brother and father brought food to her, but never talked to her. She was given no visual or other sensory stimulation during these twelve years.

When Genie was discovered at the age of thirteen and a half years, she could not talk or understand language, chew food, or walk. In the years that followed, Genie was able to show signs of development and cognitive and social growth. Yet she had poor short-term memory and trouble grasping grammatical and other aspects of language, although she did learn to speak words. She also struggled with many social rituals and etiquette that most of us take for granted, such as asking "How are you?" when meeting someone, or saying hello to them. Thus, although she could communicate, she lacked many of the aspects that make communication between two people effective and "natural" or "normal".

Cases like Genie s suggest that infancy and childhood are critical times for brain development. While Genie was able to develop some aspects of language and other skills after she was discovered, her development was never able to catch up to that of normal children her age. There may be other factors involved in this, such as nutrition, but it may be that the connections in her brain needed for these functions or language didn t develop during the necessary time frame in her early childhood.



Research suggests that the critical periods for different aspects of development occur at different times. For example, the "prime time" for language development in the brain is between the ages of 10 months and 10 years. The "prime time" for auditory and visual development is between the ages of 4 and 5. If an individual misses these critical periods in terms of receiving the necessary stimulation, they will likely have developmental issues in that particular area through adulthood. Children like Genie, then, are able to make some gains in different areas of development even though they missed a critical period, but they are also likely to have challenges or incomplete development in those areas throughout adulthood.

What is the theme of "It happened to Nancy"?

Nancy is a 14 year old girl who just wants to have fun while at a concert with her friends. While there she has an asthma attack and an eighteen-year old guy named Collin helps her. He takes her outside and tells her to relax. From that day on she starts talking to him everyday after school. One night, she invites him to her house when her mother is not home, and he rapes her. After that night, when she begins to look for Collin, it turns out that he does not study in the college he told her. She begins feeling very sick later on, and easily exhausted. Then one day, when her mother takes her to the doctor, she has blood samples taken. She then learns that she has HIV and doesn't know what to do; she just wants to die and feels that she doesn't have anything on earth for her. She decides she wants to find Collin and have him go to jail for raping her. She describes his appearance to the police. Her closest friends help her out, along with her boyfriend Lew. While at school lots of kids don't know that she has HIV, her friends support her the whole way. Nancy and her parents become closer even though her parents are divorced. Later she dies and wishes for her diary to be published so that other young teenagers like her can know the real truth.

What happened to Jane and her Dad in degrassi?

in the newest episode of degrassi the next generation titled jane says something happens between jane and her dad, i know it has something to do with backward pajamas but what actually happend between them when jane was a kid?

What happened to Ophelia in "Hamlet" and what is her role in the book?

In the case of an ingenue like Ophelia, a very young and lovely woman, Shakespeare could have been writing for a boy. The extent to which a boy could grasp subtle nuances might have prevented the playwright from fleshing out the character more fully.We do know that Ophelia is torn between two contradictory poles. Her father and brother believe that Hamlet would use her, that he would take her virginity and throw it away because she could never be his wife. Her heart has convinced her that Hamlet loved her, though he swears he never did. To her father and brother, Ophelia is the eternal virgin, the vessel of morality whose purpose is to be a dutiful wife and steadfast mother. To Hamlet, she is a sexual object, a corrupt and deceitful lover. With no mother to guide her, she has no way of deciphering the contradictory expectations.Just like Hamlet, the medieval precept that the father's word is unquestionable governs Ophelia. But her Renaissance sense of romantic love also rules her. How can she be obedient to her father and true to her love? When she lies to Hamlet and tells him that Polonius is home when he is concealed in the room eavesdropping, Ophelia proves she cannot live in both worlds. She has chosen one, and her choice seals her fate.The dilemma also forces her into madness. She has no way to reconcile the contradictory selves her men demand that she be and still retain an equilibrium. Ophelia's desperation literally drives her crazy, and she has no means with which to heal herself.

Do you think Lyanna knew what had happened to her father and Brandon?

I don’t know that Lyanna was stuck in bed, pregnant, when her family was murdered by her lover’s father. That timeline seems off. Also, just because she died after childbirth doesn’t mean she had a pregnancy that kept her in bed.We’ve not been granted any insight into Rhaegar & Lyanna’s relationship. All of our responses are guesses.Nonetheless she was stuck in the ToJ and it would have been easy to control the flow of news and gossip. Imagine how upset she would have been, had she known that her actions led to the gruesome deaths of her father & brother. Yet Lyanna would likely know that her family would come after her in some fashion. There’s no hint in the ToJ scene, perhaps there may be more in the book.My guess is that she knew they died, but neither the circumstance nor manner of death. Perhaps she was given to believe they died in battle. I think the guilt she would have felt would have been overwhelming, so I’m hoping she never knew.

What happened to Regina's hand on switched at birth?

What George said is exactly right as far as the story line of the show is concerned. If you're wondering about real life, “Switched At Birth” creator Lizzy Weiss tweeted in September that the wrist brace is definitely real. Her words: "Yes, Constance Marie actually injured her hands from overuse so we had to write it in.”

Constance talked in an interview about how she got double tendonitis in both arms because of learning sign language so suddenly, as an adult, and doing it SO much for hours and hours on end without breaks while she rehearsed and during filming. Another article cites it as cumulative motion injury and says her doctors have ordered a six-month break in the hopes of repairing the damage.

On the show they've written it in that the damage is permanent and irreversible, so if Constance does end up being able to sign again in 6 months (if it started in Sept that would mean by the beginning of March she'd be able to start back up again) that will make a great, dramatic new revelation to aid the relationship between Regina and Daphne. =)

Why did chemika holdsclaw retire? What happened to her?

Whether her depression played a role or not I don't know, but I believe she has lost the desire to play basketball. I think the reason she chose now is because she wanted to play a few games to see if she could get her fire back. It is better to do it now than after about 20 games and the team has littler time to recover. I wish her well, although I don't think this is forever.