A New Way of Looking at Auditory Linguistic Comprehension

  • Brooke Hallowell
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Abstract

Methods currently being developed for the use of eye movements in the assessment of linguistic comprehension have important clinical and research applications. These methods may be particularly useful for the assessment of severely neurologically impaired patients whose motoric response capabilities are limited to the degree that-regardless of linguistic involvement-they would demonstrate poor or even no responses on traditional tests of linguistic comprehension. Recent methodological developments have been focused on stimulus design, testing protocols, dependent measures, and instrumentation.

Keywords

Testing Protocol Fixation Duration Verbal Stimulus Visual Array Comprehension Ability 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Brooke Hallowell
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  1. 1.Ohio University School of Hearing and Speech SciencesAthensUSA

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