Reduced sensitivity to linguistic context in schizophrenic thought disorder: evidence from on-line monitoring for words in linguistically anomalous sentences.

@article{Kuperberg1998ReducedST,
  title={Reduced sensitivity to linguistic context in schizophrenic thought disorder: evidence from on-line monitoring for words in linguistically anomalous sentences.},
  author={Gina R. Kuperberg and Philip K. McGuire and Anthony S. David},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={107 3},
  pages={423-34}
}
The use of linguistic context in positively thought-disordered (TD) schizophrenics was investigated through examination of their performance on an on-line word-monitoring task. Controls and non-TD schizophrenics took longer to recognize words preceded by linguistic anomalies compared with words in normal sentences. Compared with both other groups, TD schizophrenics showed significantly smaller differences in reaction time, suggesting that they were relatively insensitive to linguistic… CONTINUE READING

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