Sentence comprehension in Alzheimer's disease: effects of grammatical complexity, speech rate, and repetition.

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Caregivers of patients diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease (AD) are often advised to modify their speech to facilitate the patients' sentence comprehension. Three common recommendations are to (a) speak in simple sentences, (b) speak slowly, and (c) repeat one's utterance, using the same words. These three speech modifications were experimentally manipulated… (More)

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@article{Small1997SentenceCI, title={Sentence comprehension in Alzheimer's disease: effects of grammatical complexity, speech rate, and repetition.}, author={Jeff A Small and S. Kemper and Kath Lyons}, journal={Psychology and aging}, year={1997}, volume={12 1}, pages={3-11} }