When two and too don't go together: a selective phonological deficit sparing number words.

  title={When two and too don't go together: a selective phonological deficit sparing number words.},
  author={Giulia M. L. Bencini and Lucia Pozzan and Laura Bertella and Ileana Mori and Riccardo Pignatti and Francesca Ceriani and Carlo Semenza},
  journal={Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior},
  volume={47 9},
We report the case of an Italian speaker (GBC) with classical Wernicke's aphasia syndrome following a vascular lesion in the left posterior middle temporal region. GBC exhibited a selective phonological deficit in spoken language production (repetition and reading) which affected all word classes irrespective of grammatical class, frequency, and length. GBC's production of number words, in contrast, was error free. The specific pattern of phonological errors on non-number words allows us to… CONTINUE READING
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