“My Mind Is Doing It All”: No “Brake” to Stop Speech Generation in Jargon Aphasia

  title={“My Mind Is Doing It All”: No “Brake” to Stop Speech Generation in Jargon Aphasia},
  author={Gail A. Robinson and Brian Butterworth and Lisa Cipolotti},
  journal={Cognitive And Behavioral Neurology},
Objective:To study whether pressure of speech in jargon aphasia arises out of disturbances to core language or executive processes, or at the intersection of conceptual preparation. Background:Conceptual preparation mechanisms for speech have not been well studied. Several mechanisms have been proposed for jargon aphasia, a fluent, well-articulated, logorrheic propositional speech that is almost incomprehensible. Methods:We studied the vast quantity of jargon speech produced by patient J.A… 

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