Analysis of narrative discourse structure as an ecologically relevant measure of executive function in adults.

@article{Cannizzaro2013AnalysisON,
  title={Analysis of narrative discourse structure as an ecologically relevant measure of executive function in adults.},
  author={Michael Cannizzaro and Carl A. Coelho},
  journal={Journal of psycholinguistic research},
  year={2013},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={527-49}
}
This study examined the narrative discourse production and executive function (EF) abilities of 46 neuro-typical adults (18-98 years old). Two questions were addressed: Is the analysis of narrative structure sensitive to changes associated with aging? & What is the relationship between measures of narrative structure and EF? Narratives were elicited under two conditions and narrative structure was analyzed for the presence of organizing story grammar elements. Narrative structure was… CONTINUE READING
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