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The effect of auditory rhythmic stimulation on articulatory accuracy in apraxia of speech.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  710154     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In order to study the effects of different rates of rhythmic auditory stimulation on the phonemic accuracy of speakers who have apraxia of speech, eight apraxic subjects read four equated monosyllabic passages under one control and three experimental conditions. In the experimental conditions, rhythmic auditory stimulation provided by a metronome was imposed at each subject's oral reading rate as well as 75% and 125% of this established rate. In the control condition, the subjects read without any accompanying rhythmic stimulation. It was found that the stimulus supplied by an auditory metronome did not significantly improve the phonemic accuracy of these subjects. Articulatory accuracy tended to deteriorate under imposed rhythmic stimulation.
Authors:
H C Shane; F L Darley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0010-9452     ISO Abbreviation:  Cortex     Publication Date:  1978 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-01-15     Completed Date:  1979-01-15     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0100725     Medline TA:  Cortex     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  444-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acoustic Stimulation / methods*
Adult
Apraxias / physiopathology,  psychology*
Articulation Disorders / physiopathology,  psychology*
Auditory Perception / physiology
Humans
Middle Aged
Motor Cortex / physiopathology
Speech Disorders / psychology

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