Auditory Serial Position Effects in Story Retelling for Non-Brain-Injured Participants and Persons With Aphasia
- Working Memory in Aphasia: Theory, Measures, and Clinical Implications. Wright, Heather Harris; Shisler, Rebecca J. // American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology;May2005, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p107
Recently, researchers have suggested that deficits in working memory capacity contribute to language-processing difficulties observed in individuals with aphasia (e.g., I. Caspari, S. Parkinson, L. LaPointe, & R. Katz, 1998; R. A. Downey et al., 2004; N. Friedmann & A. Gvion, 2003; H. H. Wright,...
- Disorders of Naming Following Brain Injury. Goodglass, Harold // American Scientist;Nov/Dec80, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p647
Deals with the association of brain injury with name-finding disorders, such as aphasia. Three-stage model of naming; Information on the semantic organization in the brain; Analysis of studies on the psychological nature of the name-finding disorders.
- primary progressive aphasia. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1893
An encyclopedia entry for the medical term "primary progressive aphasia," is presented.
- A longitudinal study of sentence comprehension difficulty in primary progressive aphasia. Grossman, M.; Moore, P. // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;May2005, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p644
Context Patients with primary progressive aphasia have sentence comprehension difficulty, but the longitudinal course of this deficit has not been investigated. Objective: To determine how grammatical, single word meaning, and working memory factors contribute to longitudinal decline of sentence...
- Nonparallel recovery in bilingual aphasia: Effects of language choice, language proficiency, and treatment. Mali Gil; Mira Goral // International Journal of Bilingualism;Jun2004, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p191
We describe a 57-year-old Russian-Hebrew bilingual aphasic patient who received speech-language therapy in his second language (Hebrew) in the first three-and-a-half months post onset and then in his first language (Russian) for an additional month and a half. He was first diagnosed with...
- Assessing Acquired Language Disorders in Adults via the Internet. Deborah Theodoros; Anne Hill; Trevor Russell; Elizabeth Ward; Richard Wootton // Telemedicine & e-Health;Aug2008, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p552
This study evaluated the validity and reliability of assessing aphasia using standard language assessments via an Internet-based videoconferencing system at a bandwidth of 128 Kbps. Thirty-two patients with aphasia from stroke or TBI were assessed by face-to-face or online-led environments....
- A distinct clinical, neuropsychological and radiological phenotype is associated with progranulin gene mutations in a large UK series. Jonathan Beck; Jonathan D. Rohrer; Tracy Campbell; Adrian Isaacs; Karen E. Morrison; Emily F. Goodall; Elizabeth K. Warrington; John Stevens; Tamas Revesz; Janice Holton; Safa Al-Sarraj; Andrew King; Rachael Scahill; Jason D. Warren; Nick C. Fox; Martin N. Rossor; John Collinge; Simon Mead // Brain: A Journal of Neurology;Mar2008, Vol. 131 Issue 3, p706
Mutations in the progranulin gene (GRN) are a major cause of frontotemporal lobar degeneration with ubiquitin-positive, tau-negative inclusions (FTLD-U) but the distinguishing clinical and anatomical features of this subgroup remain unclear. In a large UK cohort we found five different...
- THE MOTO-KINAESTHETIC TREATMENT OF APHASIA. Pfait, Paul L. // Western Speech;May1940, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p5
Examines the moto-kinaesthetic treatment of aphasia. Correlation between aphasic disability and loss of other abilities; Re-training of the gross musculature of aphasics in adults; Suggested approach to a method of re-training.
- Alexia With and Without Agraphia: An Assessment of Two Classical Syndromes. Sheldon, Claire A.; Malcolm, George L.; Barton, Jason J. S. // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences;Nov2008, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p616
Background: Current cognitive models propose that multiple processes are involved in reading and writing. Objective: Our goal was to use linguistic analyses to clarify the cognitive dysfunction behind two classic alexic syndromes. Methods: We report four experiments on two patients, one with...