What Explains Metacomprehension Accuracy in Adults with Aphasia?

Kennedy, Mary and Chiou, Hsin-Huei (2008) What Explains Metacomprehension Accuracy in Adults with Aphasia? [Clinical Aphasiology Paper]

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate metacomprehension (MetaC) in adults with aphasia by examining its linguistic and non-linguistic contributions. Adults with aphasia listened to narratives and made judgments about the accuracy of their answers to yes/no questions. Several linguistic and non-linguistic tests were administered and a correlation matrix revealed multiple significant associations. Thus, data were reduced using factor analysis. Two non-linguistic factors (perseveration and switching) and one linguistic factor (aphasia/comprehension) emerged. Regression analysis revealed that these three factors explained 57% of the MetaC variance, more than what was explained by any one factor alone.

Item Type: Clinical Aphasiology Paper
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Depositing User: Gabler Vanessa
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2010
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2016 12:53
Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference > Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2008 : 38th : Jackson Hole, WY : May 27 - June 1, 2008)
URI: http://eprints-prod-05.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/1937

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