JACKSON'S LAW

the principle stating that when mental deterioration results from brain disease, the higher and recently developed functions are lost first.

JACKSON'S LAW: "Jackson's Law states that when mental deterioration results from brain disease, the higher operations are lost first."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "JACKSON'S LAW," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/jacksons-law/ (accessed June 25, 2017).
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