Masked priming treatment for anomia

Silkes, JoAnn and Brookshire, C. Elizabeth and Dierkes, Kristianne and Kendall, Diane (2012) Masked priming treatment for anomia. [Clinical Aphasiology Paper]

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Abstract

This Phase 1 single-subject study explored the use of masked repetition priming to improve word retrieval for picture naming in anomia. Masked priming is one means of activating the implicit language processes that typically support rapid, accurate use of language, and that may be impaired in aphasia. This study used computer-based presentation of masked primes repeatedly paired with pictures to encourage re-establishment of implicit language networks. Results from one participant show positive training effects, suggesting that masked primes may be an effective way to directly address repair or rebuilding of language networks in anomia.

Item Type: Clinical Aphasiology Paper
Depositing User: OSCP Staff 1
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2012
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2016 12:54
Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference > Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2012 : 42nd : Lake Tahoe, CA : May 20-25, 2012)
URI: http://eprints-prod-05.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2369

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