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Short-term and working memory impairments in aphasia
The aim of the present study is to investigate short-term memory and working memory deficits in aphasics in relation to the severity of their language impairment. Fifty-eight aphasic patientsExpand
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Age-related decline in verbal learning is moderated by demographic factors, working memory capacity, and presence of amnestic mild cognitive impairment.
Age-related memory changes are highly varied and heterogeneous. The study examined the rate of decline in verbal episodic memory as a function of education level, auditory attention span and verbalExpand
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Are memory deficits dependent on the presence of aphasia in left brain damaged patients?
While memory deficits in aphasia have been reported in several studies, it has been suggested that these deficits are not due to the presence of aphasia, but rather to the left hemisphere lesion perExpand
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Why Is It Difficult to Predict Language Impairment and Outcome in Patients with Aphasia after Stroke?
One of the most devastating consequences of stroke is aphasia. Communication problems after stroke can severely impair the patient's quality of life and make even simple everyday tasks challenging.Expand
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Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers as a Diagnostic Tool of the Underlying Pathology of Primary Progressive Aphasia.
BACKGROUND Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) may present with three main clinical variants, namely nonfluent agrammatic (nfaPPA), semantic (sPPA), and logopenic (lPPA) subtypes. Frontotemporal lobarExpand
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Reading fluency estimates of current intellectual function: demographic factors and effects of type of stimuli.
The study explores the potential clinical value of reading fluency measures in complementing demographic variables as indices of current intellectual capacity. IQ estimates (based on the PPVT-R, WASIExpand
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Effects of Mental Flexibility and Motor Dysfunction on Cognitive Performance in Patients With Parkinson's Disease
Background: Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by pervasive motor deficits, often accompanied by specific cognitive impairments, most prominently executiveExpand
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In Search of Executive Impairment in Pathological Gambling: A Neuropsychological Study on Non-treatment Seeking Gamblers
Pathological gambling is characterized by a persisting maladaptive and recurrent behavior with severe social and psychological consequences. There is evidence of strong comorbidity with psychiatricExpand
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Syntactic predictions and asyntactic comprehension in aphasia: Evidence from scope relations
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We use independently motivated psycholinguistic models of sentence processing to test a variant of the processing/resource reduction accounts that we dub the Complexity Threshold Hypothesis. Expand
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Working memory impairment in aphasia: The issue of stimulus modality
Abstract The presence of short-term/working memory deficits in aphasia has been well-established in the relevant literature. Moreover, recent studies have demonstrated such deficits in both theExpand
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