Neurobehavior of language and cognition: studies of normal by Lisa Tabor Connor, Loraine K. Obler

By Lisa Tabor Connor, Loraine K. Obler

The intersection of neurolinguistics and neuropsychology lies on the center of the cognitive neurosciences. fresh advances in our figuring out of ways language and different cognitive talents relate to one another and to the mind have complemented the previous study on frank mind harm within the aphasias. The editors have invited senior students within the box to offer a state of the art quantity on a variety of language and non-language cognitive phenomena in normals and in mind harm from the standpoint of neurobehavior, together with neurochemistry. This quantity may still attract neuropsychologists, speech/language pathologists, behavioral neurologists, and neuropsychiatrists.

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Wingfield et al. 15 When we conducted such an experiment with young and elderly adults screened for age-normal hearing and good levels of education and verbal ability (Riggs, Wingfield, & Tun, 1993), only part of these predicted results appeared. (The young subjects were university undergraduates and the elderly were healthy, community-dwelling volunteers with a mean age of 70 years. ) In Figure 3 we have plotted data for two of the three speech rate s that were used in that experiment: a normal speech rate of 170 words per minute (wpm) and the same passages time-compressed to produce speech delivered at twice the normal rate (340 wpm).

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