The effects of motor neurone disease on language: further evidence.

@article{Bak2004TheEO,
  title={The effects of motor neurone disease on language: further evidence.},
  author={Thomas H Bak and John R. Hodges},
  journal={Brain and language},
  year={2004},
  volume={89 2},
  pages={354-61}
}
It might sound surprising that Motor Neurone Disease (MND), regarded still by many as the very example of a neurodegenerative disease affecting selectively the motor system and sparing the sensory functions as well as cognition, can have a significant influence on language. In this article we hope to demonstrate that language dysfunction is not only a pronounced and well documented symptom in some MND patients but also that the study of language in MND can address interesting theoretical… CONTINUE READING

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