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Short-term memory performance in the absence of phonological coding.

Authors
  • Martin, R C
  • Caramazza, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Brain and cognition
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1982
Volume
1
Issue
1
Pages
50–70
Identifiers
PMID: 6927554
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These experiments examined the short-term memory performance of an aphasic patient with posterior damage who shows a selective deficit in phonological coding. In recognition memory tests, the patient relied on both visual and semantic coding, and often showed an essentially normal level of accuracy. However, for memory sets consisting of four function words, his performance was quite impaired. Also, his retention of order information was far below that of normal controls. The implications of these deficits in short-term memory for language comprehension and production are discussed.

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