RETARDATION

Limitation of cognitive awareness and function, emotional development, academic progress, or physical development. A lapse in the onset of a learned or acquired response because of a previous exposure.

RETARDATION: "Mental retardation ranges from light to severe."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "RETARDATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/retardation/ (accessed July 27, 2017).
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