Auditory Vigilance in Aphasic Individuals: Detecting Nonlinguistic Stimuli with Full or Divided Attention

@article{Erickson1996AuditoryVI,
  title={Auditory Vigilance in Aphasic Individuals: Detecting Nonlinguistic Stimuli with Full or Divided Attention},
  author={Melissa Lynn Erickson and Stephen D. Goldinger and Leonard L Lapointe},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={1996},
  volume={30},
  pages={244-253}
}
Previous research (LaPointe & Erickson, 1991) has shown that aphasic individuals have difficulty, relative to control subjects, in monitoring for spoken words while performing a secondary task. This finding may indicate that aphasics have fundamental deficits in attention or that their linguistic deficits are simply exacerbated by dividing attention. Twenty subjects, 10 nonfluent aphasic and 10 nonaphasic adults, listened to two 10-min series of nonlinguistic acoustic stimuli across conditions… CONTINUE READING

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