The foreign accent syndrome: a reconsideration.

  title={The foreign accent syndrome: a reconsideration.},
  author={Kathleen M Kurowski and Sheila E. Blumstein and Martin Alexander},
  journal={Brain and language},
  volume={54 1},
This study compared the post-CVA speech of a patient presenting with the foreign accent syndrome (FAS) to both a premorbid baseline for that patient and to similarly analyzed data from an earlier reported case of FAS. The object of this research was to provide quantitative acoustic data to determine whether: (1) the constellation of phonetic features associated with FAS is the same across patients and (2) a common neural mechanism underlies FAS. Acoustic parameters investigated included… CONTINUE READING

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