The role of the right hemisphere in the production of linguistic stress.

@article{Behrens1988TheRO,
  title={The role of the right hemisphere in the production of linguistic stress.},
  author={Sandi Behrens},
  journal={Brain and language},
  year={1988},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={
          104-27
        }
}
Recent research has proposed a general prosodic disturbance associated with right hemisphere damage (RHD), one encompassing both affective and linguistic functions. The present study attempted to explore whether the ability to produce linguistic prosody was impaired in this patient population. Productions of phonemic stress tokens (e.g., Re'dcoat vs. red coa't) as well as examples of contrastive stress, or sentential emphasis (e.g., Sam hated the movie), were elicited from eight male speakers… CONTINUE READING

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