Working memory and discourse production in people with aphasia

  title={Working memory and discourse production in people with aphasia},
  author={D. Cahana-Amitay and Theodore Jenkins},
  journal={Journal of Neurolinguistics},
  • D. Cahana-Amitay, Theodore Jenkins
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Neurolinguistics
  • Abstract This study explored the relationship between Working Memory (WM) and discourse production in people with aphasia, based on data from the AphasiaBank. The dataset comprised the children's story “Cinderella” and basic WM measures of span, collected from 45 participants (15 people with nonfluent Broca's aphasia, 15 people with anomic aphasia, 15 people with fluent Wernicke's aphasia). Discourse samples were coded for and analyzed in terms of content, micro- (words and sentences) and macro… CONTINUE READING
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