Learning and maintaining new vocabulary in persons with aphasia: Two controlled case studies

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Publication Details

List of Authors: Leena Tuomiranta, Petra Gronholm-Nyman, Francine Kohen, Pirkko Rautakoski, Matti Laine, Nadine Martin
Publication year: 2011
Journal: Aphasiology
Journal acronym: APHASIOLOGY
Volume number: 25
Issue number: 9
Start page: 1030
End page: 1052
Number of pages: 23
ISSN: 0268-7038


Conclusions: Some new vocabulary can be acquired even in chronic aphasia but the ability to spontaneously retrieve the newly learned words gradually dissipates over the weeks following learning. Our results also indicate an interaction between the level of lexical-semantic processing skills and incidental learning of new lexical-semantic knowledge in aphasia.


Aphasia, Naming, New word learning

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