APHASIA RESEARCH LABORATORY

2.132, Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712

Phone: 471-2035; 232-3440; Fax: 471-2957

 

 

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The following are goals of the research in the aphasia lab

1.      Treatment methods for naming, reading and writing deficits in monolingual aphasia

 

2.      Bilingualism and bilingual aphasia rehabilitation

 

3.      Online experiments of lexical (word) access and semantic processing

 

4.      Using neuroimaging as a tool to identify changes in brain activation as a function of treatment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CURRENT PROJECTS:

Effect of semantic based treatment on crosslinguistic generalization in patients with bilingual aphasia.

 

Effect of typicality on lexical processing of feature based and perceptually based categories.

 

Neuroimaging of language recovery following language treatment in individuals with aphasia

 

Effect of typicality on treatment in well defined categories in aphasia

 

COMPLETED PROJECTS:

Typicality effects for inanimate categories in normal individuals and in aphasia: Evidence from online category verification

 

Training writing to dictation to improve oral naming, spelling and written naming in aphasia.

 

Effect of typicality on naming latencies in normal individuals and in aphasia.

 

Confrontation naming and semantic relatedness judgments in Spanish/English bilinguals

 

Imageability Effects in Normal Spanish/English Bilingual Adults: Evidence from Naming to Definition and Semantic Priming Tasks

 


 

 

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS

COMMUNICATION IN ADULTS RESEARCH GROUP

 

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WHOLE BRAIN ATLAS

CNS PATHOLOGY INDEX

 

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WORD FREQUENCY DATABASE

 

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NIH NIDCD grant funding

GRANT WRITING RESOURCES

 

SPEECH PATHOLOGY WEBSITES

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