Conceptualizing and Measuring Working Memory and its Relationship to Aphasia.

@article{Wright2012ConceptualizingAM,
  title={Conceptualizing and Measuring Working Memory and its Relationship to Aphasia.},
  author={Heather Harris Wright and Gerasimos Fergadiotis},
  journal={Aphasiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 3-4},
  pages={258-278}
}
BACKGROUND: General agreement exists in the literature that individuals with aphasia can exhibit a working memory deficit that contributes to their language processing impairments. Though conceptualized within different working memory frameworks, researchers have suggested that individuals with aphasia have limited working memory capacity, impaired attention-control processes as well as impaired inhibitory mechanisms. However, across studies investigating working memory ability in individuals… CONTINUE READING

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