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Contextual Bias and Predictive Inferencing in Adults with and without Right Hemisphere Brain Damage

Blake, Margaret Lehman and Roseland, Kimberly S.
Contextual Bias and Predictive Inferencing in Adults with and without Right Hemisphere Brain Damage. In Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2004 : 34th : Park City, UT : May 2004) / : (2004).

Abstract

Inferencing processes were examined in adults with and without right hemisphere brain damage (RHD) using Thinking Out Loud protocols. Stories with varying strength of contextual bias toward a specific predictive inference were used to examine the generation, maintenance, and likelihood of predictive inferences. Results from 18 healthy older adults indicate that contextual bias influences predictive inference processes in this population. Data collection from a group of adults with RHD is in progress. Preliminary data suggest contextual bias influences these individuals in ways similar to their healthy peers, except in the generation of alternative predictions.

EPrint Type:Clinical Aphasiology Abstract
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
ID Code:1530
Conference:Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2004 : 34th : Park City, UT : May 2004)
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