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Potential Confounding Factors in Studies of Working Memory in Aphasia: Proactive Considerations for Future Research

Ivanova, Maria and Hallowell, Brooke
Potential Confounding Factors in Studies of Working Memory in Aphasia: Proactive Considerations for Future Research. In Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2008 : 38th : Jackson Hole, WY : May 27 - June 1, 2008) / : (2008).

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Abstract

Non-linguistic cognitive deficits are commonly associated with linguistic deficits in aphasia (Helm-Estabrooks, 2002; McNeil, Odell, & Tseng, 1991). Evidence has been reported for associated deficits in attention (Murray, 1999), working memory (WM) (Murray, Ramage, & Hooper, 2001; Wright & Shisler, 2005), speed of processing (Crerar, 2004), and executive functioning (Purdy, 2002). In this review, we examine methodological confounds in the studies of the role of WM in aphasia. The aim is to provide a framework for the development of alternative methods to reduce such confounds in future studies.

EPrint Type:Clinical Aphasiology Paper
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
ID Code:1932
Conference:Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2008 : 38th : Jackson Hole, WY : May 27 - June 1, 2008)
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