The relationship between executive functions and spoken discourse productions in aphasia

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You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: healthy | aphasia
  • Age: Between 25 - 85 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
Inclusion Criteria
Native speakers of English
Right-handed
Visual and hearing acuity for all participants must be within normal limits with or without correction

To be included in the aphasia group, participants must meet the following criteria:
- chronic aphasia (i.e., at least 6-months post-stroke at enrollment in this study)
- left hemisphere brain injury (e.g., stroke, TBI, tumor, encephalitis)
- no reported history of other neurological conditions (e.g., a progressive neurological disorder such as dementia).

Individuals in the healthy control group have to meet the following criteria:
- no reported history of neurological disorders (i.e., stroke, progressive neurological disease, dementia, epilepsy)
- normal cognitive functioning

Exclusion Criteria for aphasia group
- A right hemisphere stroke or bilateral strokes
- In acute phases of recovery (i.e., less than 6 months post-stroke)
- Progressive neurological conditions (e.g., dementia, primary progressive aphasia)
- Non-native English speaker
- Not within the age range of 25-85 years of age
- Left-handed or ambidextrous
- Affected hearing and vision that falls outside of the functional range

Exclusion Criteria for healthy adults group
- Cognitive ability falls in atypical range on common assessment (MoCA)
- Neurological disorder
- Non-native English speaker
- Not within the age range of 25-85 years of age
- Left-handed or ambidextrous
- Affected hearing and vision that falls outside of the functional range

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