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Monday, September 18, 2017

Myrna F. Schwartz, Linguistics Colloquium: Spontaneous speech-error monitoring and incremental lexical learning

Colloquium | September 18 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Myrna F. Schwartz, Institute Scientist Emerita, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute

 Department of Linguistics

Clinicians have long appreciated that people with aphasia (PWA) who self-monitor their errorful speech have better outcomes. It has been assumed, with empirical justification, that this is because successful monitoring is associated with a stronger language system and a strong system is more likely to improve (Strength hypothesis). A second possibility, not incompatible with the first, is that...   More >