Effectiveness of contextual repetition priming treatments for anomia depends on intact access to semantics

  title={Effectiveness of contextual repetition priming treatments for anomia depends on intact access to semantics},
  author={Nadine Martin and Ruth B. Fink and Kati Renvall and Matti Laine},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society},
  pages={853 - 866}
  • N. Martin, R. Fink, +1 author M. Laine
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
Naming of two semantically impaired aphasic patients was treated with the contextual repetition priming technique, which involves repeated repetition of names of pictures that are related semantically, phonologically, or are unrelated. Our previous studies using this technique have suggested that patients with impaired access to lexical-semantic representations benefit in the short-term from this treatment technique, but show no long-term improvement in naming. In contrast, patients with good… Expand
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