Mechanisms of Discourse Comprehension Impairment After Right Hemisphere Brain Damage: Suppression in Inferential Ambiguity Resolution

Tompkins, Connie A.; Lehman-Blake, Margaret T.; Baumgaertner, Annette; Fassbinder, Wiltrud
April 2001
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr2001, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p400
Academic Journal
Examines whether the difficulty in suppressing or inhibiting context-inappropriate interpretations is an important predictor of narrative discourse comprehension for adults with right brain damage (RBD). Comprehension and initial sentence interpretation tasks; Analysis of suppression-comprehension relationship in adults with RBD; Correlates of suppression function in adults with RBD.


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