Consistency and regularity in past-tense verb generation in healthy ageing, Alzheimer's disease, and semantic dementia.

@article{Cortese2006ConsistencyAR,
  title={Consistency and regularity in past-tense verb generation in healthy ageing, Alzheimer's disease, and semantic dementia.},
  author={Michael J. Cortese and David A. Balota and Susan D Sergent-Marshall and Randy L. Buckner and Brian T. Gold},
  journal={Cognitive neuropsychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={856-76}
}
Older adults, individuals with dementia of the Alzheimer's type (DAT), and individuals with semantic dementia (SD) produced the past tense of verbs based on present-tense carrier sentences (e.g., Everyday I ding the bell. Yesterday I_____the bell). Both regularity (i.e., whether or not -ed is used for the past tense) and consistency (i.e., the degree to which verbs of similar orthography and phonology in the present tense have similar past tenses to the target) were manipulated. Participants… CONTINUE READING
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