Short-term memory impairment and spontaneous speech

  title={Short-term memory impairment and spontaneous speech},
  author={Tim Shallice and Brian Butterworth},
The spontaneous speech of a patient with a specific repetition deficit was studied. The amount of pausing and of paraphasic errors was found to be normal. It was concluded that the repetition difficulty arose from an auditory-verbal short-term memory impairment and not a high-level speech production deficit. It was further concluded that the STM store involved was not part of the speech output system. INTRODUCTION THE PREVALENCE of acoustic errors in the short-term retention of verbal… CONTINUE READING

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