A Look Inside the Brain: Preliminary Linguistic Analyses of In-Scanner Discourse in Post-Stroke Aphasia


Cassandra Stall
Aimee Dietz


By Cassandra Stall, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Advisor: Aimee Dietz

Abstract: Traditionally, functional magnetic resonance imaging of spoken language tasks have focused on word-level responses. Since humans rely on connected speech, this presentation will summarize the preliminary discourse data of people with aphasia enrolled in an ongoing project designed to identify the neurobiological markers of augmentative and alternative communication-induced language recovery.


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