Perception of emotional intonation by brain-damaged adults: the influence of task processing levels.

@article{Tompkins1985PerceptionOE,
  title={Perception of emotional intonation by brain-damaged adults: the influence of task processing levels.},
  author={Connie Tompkins and Christopher R Flowers},
  journal={Journal of speech and hearing research},
  year={1985},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={527-38}
}
This research examined perception of moods from the tone-of-voice of semantically neutral phrases following unilateral cerebrovascular accident. It was hypothesized that right hemisphere damage (RHD) would impair even low-level discrimination and recognition of affective prosody, while left hemisphere damage (LHD) would affect performance only as associational-cognitive task demands increased. Thirty-three male subjects, 11 each in RHD, LHD, and normal groups, were given three tasks that varied… CONTINUE READING