The treatment of an auditory working memory deficit and the implications for sentence comprehension abilities in mild "receptive" aphasia

  title={The treatment of an auditory working memory deficit and the implications for sentence comprehension abilities in mild "receptive" aphasia},
  author={Dawn R. Francis and Nina Clark and Glyn W. Humphreys},
  pages={723 - 750}
Background: Theoretical studies have shown that some deficits in verbal short-term/working memory can impact comprehension abilities. Clinicians often suspect that their clients are failing to understand speech because they cannot remember what has been said. Yet there are no reports of how to treat such a problem. Aims: To see if improving the short-term/working memory abilities of a person with aphasia would improve her comprehension at the sentence level. In addition, we sought to explore… Expand
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