Processing proper nouns in aphasia: Evidence from assessment and therapy

@article{Robson2004ProcessingPN,
  title={Processing proper nouns in aphasia: Evidence from assessment and therapy},
  author={Jo Robson and Jane Marshall and Tim Pring and Ann Montagu and Shula Chiat},
  journal={Aphasiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={18},
  pages={917 - 935}
}
Background: Dissociations between proper and common names following brain damage have frequently been reported (see Yasuda, Nakamura, & Beckman, 2000, for review) and suggest that these different word classes are processed by distinct mechanisms. The dissociations are often observed in people with relatively pure impairments, but might also be expected more generally in aphasia. There is the further possibility that the different vocabulary groups require different therapy approaches. Yet, to… 
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