The retrieval of syntax in Broca's aphasia

  title={The retrieval of syntax in Broca's aphasia},
  author={J. B. Gleason and H. Goodglass and E. Green and Nancy Ackerman and Mary R. Hyde},
  journal={Brain and Language},
  • J. B. Gleason, H. Goodglass, +2 authors Mary R. Hyde
  • Published 1975
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Brain and Language
  • Eight Broca's aphasics at the Boston Veterans Administration Hospital were administered a story completion test, designed to elicit 14 different English syntactic constructions. The first scorable response to each test item was analyzed with respect to omission of obligatory elements. The patterns of error recorded a consistent order of difficulty of the constructions, as well as a variety of strategies employed by the subjects in attempting to compensate for their limitations in syntactic… CONTINUE READING
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