Discrimination of normal and aphasic subjects on a test of syntactic comprehension.

@article{Caplan1987DiscriminationON,
  title={Discrimination of normal and aphasic subjects on a test of syntactic comprehension.},
  author={David Caplan},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={1987},
  volume={25 1B},
  pages={173-84}
}
An Anglophone population consisting of 37 aphasic patients and 23 normal control subjects, and a Francophone population consisting of 49 aphasic patients and 23 control subjects were given a task requiring the comprehension of syntactic structures for the correct assignment of thematic roles to nouns. Discriminant analysis was used to classify subjects into aphasic and normal groups according to their scores on the task. In both populations--Anglophone and Francophone--most of the subjects were… CONTINUE READING