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Title: Phonological and semantic list learning with individuals with TBI
Author: Lindsey, Andre Michele
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which learning and recall are facilitated by semantic and phonological targets. A list-learning paradigm was administered to 10 individuals with a history of traumatic brain injury. Participants were asked to recall and identify words that were present on the list. The lists consisted of semantically related associate words and phonologically related associate words. Participants recalled significantly more semantically related associates than phonological associates. Demographic factors such as age, time-post injury, and educational attainment did not have a significant effect on the recall ability for either word target type. Word recognition ability also was not influenced by target type. The results of this study found adults with TBI use a semantic network following brain injury and that semantic targets are more beneficial for recall than phonological targets.
Department: Communication Sciences and Disorders
Subject: Traumatic brain injury Recollection (Psychology) Memory Word retrieval Speech disorders Speech-language pathology False memory Intrusion Phonology Semantics
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/ETD-UT-2011-05-2866
Date: 2011-05

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