Long-term maintenance of novel vocabulary in persons with chronic aphasia

Leena Tuomiranta, Pirkko Rautakoski, JO Rinne, N Martin, Matti Laine

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    Conclusions: Our results support previous findings that people with aphasia can learn to name novel items. More importantly, the results show for the first time that, with phonological cueing, an individual with aphasia can maintain some of this learning up to 6 months post-training. Moreover the results provide further evidence for the significance of the functional status of lexical-semantic processing on word learning success.
    Original languageUndefined/Unknown
    Pages (from-to)1053–1073
    Number of pages21
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - 2012
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


    • Aphasia
    • Phonological cueing
    • Training
    • Word learning
    • Memory

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