Hemispheric Specialization for Language in Children with Different Types of Specific Language Impairment

  title={Hemispheric Specialization for Language in Children with Different Types of Specific Language Impairment},
  author={C. Pecini and C. Casalini and D. Brizzolara and P. Cipriani and A. Chilosi},
  • C. Pecini, C. Casalini, +2 authors A. Chilosi
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cortex
  • The aim of the study was to investigate whether children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI) show reduced left hemisphere specialization for language and, if so, whether it is associated with a deficit in phonological encoding and a specific type of SLI (Mixed Receptive-Expressive, Expressive, Phonological). We adopted two dichotic listening paradigms, which differed in the phonological similarity of the presented words (Fused and Non-Fused dichotic words tests), as well as a phonological… CONTINUE READING
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