The neurological substrates for prosodic aspects of speech.

  title={The neurological substrates for prosodic aspects of speech.},
  author={Karen Emmorey},
  journal={Brain and language},
  volume={30 2},
The ability to comprehend and produce the stress contrast between noun compounds and noun phrases (e.g., greenhouse vs. green house) was examined for 8 nonfluent aphasics, 7 fluent aphasics, 7 right hemisphere damaged (RHD) patients, and 22 normal controls. The aphasics performed worse than normal controls on the comprehension task, and the RHD group performed as well as normals. The ability to produce stress contrasts was tested with a sentence-reading task; acoustic measurements revealed that… CONTINUE READING

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