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ERIC Number: EJ457581
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-4045
Differential Pragmatic Language Loss after Closed Head Injury: Ability to Comprehend Conversational Implicature.
McDonald, Skye
Applied Psycholinguistics, v13 n3 p295-312 Sep 1992
Experiments compared two closed head injury (CHI) subjects with normal subject's ability to interpret indirect speech acts with the ability of uninjured individuals. The CHI individuals displayed difficulty in interpreting indirect speech or rejecting literal meanings. The results are discussed in terms of common cognitive deficits after closed head injury. (33 references) (JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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