Acoustic markers associated with impairment in language processing in Alzheimer's Disease.

@article{Meiln2012AcousticMA,
  title={Acoustic markers associated with impairment in language processing in Alzheimer's Disease.},
  author={Juan Jos{\'e} Garc{\'i}a Meil{\'a}n and Francisco Mart{\'i}nez-S{\'a}nchez and J. L. Porrero Carro and Jose Antonio Sanchez and Enrique Garcia Perez},
  journal={The Spanish journal of psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={487-94}
}
This study broaches in a novel way the analysis of cognitive impairment characteristic of the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease (AD). Specifically, we attempt to determine the acoustic speech parameters that are sensitive to the onset of the disease, and their association with the language deficit characteristic of AD. Speech analysis was carried out on 21 elderly patients with AD using Praat software, which analyzes the acoustic components of speech. The data obtained were subjected to… CONTINUE READING
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