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Fátima Galiana ; Teun A. van Dijk ; Maria Alice de Mattos Pimenta Parente ; Jordi Peña-Casanova ;Psychology & Neuroscience 2009, 2 2

Autor: Lenisa Brandão

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Psychology & Neuroscience ISSN: 1984-3054 landeira@puc-rio.br Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro Brasil Brandão, Lenisa; Galiana, Fátima; Dijk, Teun A.
van; Mattos Pimenta Parente, Maria Alice de; PeñaCasanova, Jordi Cognition and discourse production in Alzheimers disease: using informative prompts Psychology & Neuroscience, vol.
2, núm.
2, julio-diciembre, 2009, pp.
147-155 Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=207014866006 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative PSYCHOLOGY NEUROSCIENCE Psychology & Neuroscience, 2009, 2, 2, 147 - 155 DOI: 10.3922-j.psns.2009.2.006 Cognition and discourse production in Alzheimer’s disease: using informative prompts Lenisa Brandão1, Fátima Galiana Castelló2, Teun A.
van Dijk2, Maria Alice de Mattos Pimenta Parente1 and Jordi Peña-Casanova3 1 Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. 2 Pompeu Fabra University, Spain. 3 Institut Municipal d’Investigació Mèdica, Spain. Abstract This article reports an investigation on the cognitive and linguistic mechanisms involved in knowledge management during discourse production of individuals with Alzheimer disease (AD).
Two discourse variables were examined, incomplete propositions and repeated propositions.
Differences between controls and participants with AD were found concerning the presence of incomplete propositions in a non-informative prompted task.
Findings obtained with the informative prompted task suggested that knowledge management was more preserved in the early stage than in the later stage of AD.
The majority of the neuropsychological data obtained in this study correlated with the presence of incomp...





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