Informative content of narrative discourse in right-brain-damaged right-handers.

  title={Informative content of narrative discourse in right-brain-damaged right-handers.},
  author={Yves Joanette and Pierre Goulet and Bernadette Ska and Jean Luc Nespoulous},
  journal={Brain and language},
  volume={29 1},
Thirty-six right-brain-damaged (RBD) right-handers and 20 controls (C) were submitted to a narrative production task using the pictorial representation of a trivial story. Each subject's narrative was analyzed, using a "propositional analysis," in order to study amount as well as nature of informative content. Results show that RBD subjects' narratives contain a smaller amount of information that did not appear to be related to a smaller amount of verbal output or to the presence of a visual… CONTINUE READING


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