Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Semantics and Brain course - reading set #5

This week's set of readings is aimed at more linguistic aspects of the semantic dementia pattern of sparing and loss. I will post some comments on last week's readings soon.

Saffran EM, Schwartz MF.
Impairment of sentence comprehension.
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 1994 Oct 29;346(1315):47-53. Review.

McCarthy RA, Warrington EK.
Repeating without semantics: surface dysphasia?
Neurocase. 2001;7(1):77-87.

Garrard P, Carroll E, Vinson D, Vigliocco G.
Dissociation of lexical syntax and semantics: evidence from focal cortical
Neurocase. 2004 Oct;10(5):353-62.

Grossman M, Moore P.
A longitudinal study of sentence comprehension difficulty in primary progressive
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2005 May;76(5):644-9.

Grossman M, Rhee J, Moore P.
Sentence processing in frontotemporal dementia.
Cortex. 2005 Dec;41(6):764-77.

Cappelletti M, Butterworth B, Kopelman M.
The understanding of quantifiers in semantic dementia: a single-case study.
Neurocase. 2006 Jun;12(3):136-45.

Yi HA, Moore P, Grossman M.
Reversal of the concreteness effect for verbs in patients with semantic dementia.
Neuropsychology. 2007 Jan;21(1):9-19.

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