Individual cognitive patterns and developmental trajectories after preterm birth

Learning Objectives:

1. Discuss how preterm-born individuals can be characterized by distinct multivariate cognitive patterns and developmental trajectories from pre-school age to adolescence.

2. Discuss the value of complementing the more common variable-based analysis with a person-oriented approach.

Stålnacke, J., Lundequist, A., Böhm, B., Forssberg, H., & Smedler, A. C. (2015). Individual cognitive patterns and developmental trajectories after preterm birth. Child Neuropsychology, 21(5), 648-667.