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

@article{Martin2004MeasurementsOA,
  title={Measurements of auditory-verbal STM span in aphasia: Effects of item, task, and lexical impairment},
  author={Nadine Martin and Jennifer Ayala},
  journal={Brain and Language},
  year={2004},
  volume={89},
  pages={464-483}
}
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… Expand
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