Story processing in right-hemisphere brain-damaged patients

  title={Story processing in right-hemisphere brain-damaged patients},
  author={A Reh{\'a}k and Joan A. Kaplan and Sally T. Weylman and Barbara Kelly and H H Brownell and Howard Gardner},
  journal={Brain and Language},
The understanding of stories requires sensitivity to structural aspects of narrative, the emotional content conveyed by the narrative, and the interaction between structural and emotional facets of the story. Right-hemisphere-damaged (RHD) and normal control subjects performed a number of different analytic tasks which probed their competence at story comprehension. Results revealed that RHD subjects perform at a level comparable to that of normal controls with stories that follow a canonical… CONTINUE READING
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