This course will review our current understanding of how the brain networks that underlie language processing may be functionally reorganized in aphasia. The discussion will be centered around four recent research publications.
Course created on August 8, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the neural substrates of language processing in the healthy brain.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe ways in which language processing is altered after brain damage.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify methodological challenges to research in neuroplasticity in aphasia.
|10-20 Minutes||Review of Article 1: Turkeltaub, P. E., Messing, S., Norise, C., & Hamilton, R. H. (2011). Are networks for residual language function and recovery consistent across aphasic patients? Neurology, 76(20), 17261734.|
|20-30 Minutes||Review of Article 2: Robson, H., Zahn, R., Keidel, J. L., Binney, R. J., Sage, K., & Ralph, M. A. L. (2014). The anterior temporal lobes support residual comprehension in Wernickes aphasia. Brain, 137(3), 931943.|
|30-40 Minutes||Review of Article 3: Geranmayeh, F., Brownsett, S. L. E., & Wise, R. J. S. (2014). Task-induced brain activity in aphasic stroke patients: what is driving recovery? Brain, 137(10), 26322648.|
|40-50 Minutes||Review of Article 4: Griffis, J. C., Nenert, R., Allendorfer, J. B., Vannest, J., Holland, S., Dietz, A., & Szaflarski, J. P. (2017). The canonical semantic network supports residual language function in chronic post-stroke aphasia. Human Brain Mapping, 38(3), 16361658.|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Stephen Wilson, PhD
Stephen Wilson’s research focuses on understanding the neural basis of language. He combines structural and functional neuroimaging techniques with linguistic analysis to study language processing, and how it breaks down in patients with different kinds of aphasia. He works with patients with aphasias of various etiologies, including neurodegenerative disease and stroke. Language domains of particular interest are syntactic processing and lexical access.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with Vanderbilt University Bill Wilkerson Center.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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