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Intact grammars but intermittent access

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 September 2001

Susan Edwards
Affiliation:
Department of Linguistic Science, The University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AA, United Kingdoms.i.edwards@reading.ac.uk www.linguistics.rdg.ac.uk/staff/Susan.edwards
David Lightfoot
Affiliation:
Department of Linguistics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 dlight@deans.umd.edu www.inform.umd.edu/tdRes/colleges/linguistics/people/faculty/Lightfoot.html

Abstract

Grodzinsky examines Broca's aphasia in terms of some specific grammatical deficits. However, his grammatical models offer no way to characterize the distinctions he observes. Rather than grammatical deficits, his patients seem to have intact grammars but defective modules of parsing and production.

Type
Brief Report
Copyright
© 2000 Cambridge University Press

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