Spoken language of individuals with mild fluent aphasia under focused and divided-attention
- BILINGUAL APHASIA AND SUBCORTICAL-CORTICAL LESIONS. Moretti, Rita; Bava, Antonio; Torre, Paolo; Antonello, Rodolfo M.; Zorzon, Marino; Zivadinov, Robert; Cazzato, Giuseppe // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Jun2001 Part 1, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p803
Describes a patient who developed an impairment of the mother tongue after an infarct of the caudate. Definition of bilingual aphasia; Roles of subcortical and cortical structures in regulating the implicit and explicit memory and organizing strategies for language retention; Language...
- The Efficacy of Group Communication Treatment in Adults With Chronic Aphasia. Elman, Roberta J.; Bernstein-Ellis, Ellen // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr1999, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p411
Presents information on a study which examined the effects of group communication treatment on linguistic and communicative performance in adults with chronic aphasia. Methodology; Results and discussion.
- Broca and the Biology of Language. Lazar, Ronald M. // Neuropsychology Review;Sep2011, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p225
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports published within the issue on topics including one on language organization and re-organization in the setting of epilepsy, another on language impairment in autism, and one on the emergence of the field of...
- SÃndromes o sÃntomas en la evaluaciÃ³n de los pacientes afÃ¡sicos? Vega, Fernando Cuetos; Nosti, María González; Jiménez, Luis Martínez; Mantiñán, Nancy; Olmedo, Alicia; Chocano, Alejandro Dioses // Psicothema;nov2010, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p715
The procedure generally used to diagnose aphasic patients consists of classifying them in one of the classic syndromes on the basis of the analysis of their symptoms. However, this taxonomy has several important problems, the main one being that it does not take into account the variability of...
- Cognitive control and its impact on recovery from aphasic stroke. Brownsett, Sonia L.E.; Warren, Jane E.; Geranmayeh, Fatemeh; Woodhead, Zoe; Leech, Robert; Wise, Richard J. S. // Brain: A Journal of Neurology;Jan2014, Vol. 137 Issue 1, p242
Aphasic deficits are usually only interpreted in terms of domain-specific language processes. However, effective human communication and tests that probe this complex cognitive skill are also dependent on domain-general processes. In the clinical context, it is a pragmatic observation that...
- 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.
- Black and White Adults' Expressive Language Performance on Three Tests of Aphasia. Molrine, Charlotte J.; Pierce, Robert S. // American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology;May2002, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p139
Few or no Black adults have been included in normative samples for tests of aphasia, nor have test and item bias with Black adults been evaluated for such popular tests as the Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Examination (BDAE; Goodglass & Kaplan, 1983), the Minnesota Test for Differential Diagnosis of...
- Landau-Kleffner syndrome. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1201
A definition of the medical term "Landau-Kleffner syndrome" is presented. It refers to rare disease in which children, usually between the ages of 3 and 7, lose the ability to understand spoken language and to express themselves. The disease is also known as acquired epileptiform aphasia and...