Semantic and gender priming in frontotemporal dementia

Claudia Repetto, Rosa Manenti, Stefano Cappa, Carlo Miniussi, Giuseppe Riva

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Abstract

Modifications of language processing can be observed both in normal aging and in the most common forms of degenerative dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease and the spectrum of frontotemporal dementias. The present experiment tests at the same time semantic and syntactic aspects of language processing in patients with frontotemporal dementia, using an online paradigm that allows researchers to evaluate the real linguistic competence of the patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)237-239
Number of pages3
JournalAnnual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine
Volume7
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • Frontotemporal dementia
  • Gender
  • Priming
  • Semantics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Computer Science (miscellaneous)
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)
  • Neuroscience (miscellaneous)

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