TITLE

Assessment of syntax after adolescent brain injury: Effects of memory on test performance

AUTHOR(S)
Turkstra, Lyn S.; Holland, Audrey L.
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb1998, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p137
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the influence of working memory load on performance of a task designed to measure perceived syntax ability after brain injury. Administration of the listening/grammar subtest of the Test of Adolescent Language; Group-by-task interactions; Impact of measurement methods on test performance in disordered groups.
ACCESSION #
247146

 

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