Measurements of auditory-verbal STM span in aphasia: Effects of item, task, and lexical impairment

  title={Measurements of auditory-verbal STM span in aphasia: Effects of item, task, and lexical impairment},
  author={N. Martin and J. Ayala},
  journal={Brain and Language},
  • N. Martin, J. Ayala
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Brain and Language
  • In the first part of this study, we investigated effects of item and task type on span performance in a group of aphasic individuals with word processing and STM deficits. Group analyses revealed significant effects of item on span performance with span being greater for digits than for words. We also investigated associations between subjects' lexical-semantic and phonological processing abilities and performance on four measures of verbal span (digit and word span, each varied for type of… CONTINUE READING
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