The effects of syntactic structure on discourse comprehension in patients with parsing impairments.

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Syntactic complexity was systematically manipulated in sentence and discourse comprehension tasks. Aphasic patients, but not normal controls, showed effects of syntactic structure in the sentence comprehension task. Neither aphasic nor control subjects showed significant differences between the comprehension of syntactically simple and complex stories. This… (More)

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@article{Caplan1990TheEO, title={The effects of syntactic structure on discourse comprehension in patients with parsing impairments.}, author={Daniel J. Caplan and Kathryn Evans}, journal={Brain and language}, year={1990}, volume={39 2}, pages={206-34} }