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Does bilingualism lead to verbal and nonverbal cognitive reserve in adults with aphasia?

The purpose of the proposed study is to look at the effects of bilingualism on language and cognition to inform treatment practices for people with aphasia. Participants will be asked to take language tests and complete simple tasks on the computer. Monolingual healthy adults and monolingual adults with aphasia will complete two tasks where they will respond to symbols in one task and words in the other task. Bilingual healthy adults and bilingual adults with aphasia will complete a third task where they will respond to both English and Spanish words. All sessions will take place over Zoom.

At a glance, the study will involve completing cognition tests and simple tasks on the computer over Zoom.

$10 per hour

Chaleece Sandberg
Chaleece Sandberg - at or 814-863-2006

18 year(s) or older
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Inclusion Criteria:
Diagnosis of aphasia OR healthy older adult
English speaker OR English/Spanish speaker
Normal or corrected-to-normal hearing
Participants will be medically stable (no exacerbation of a current condition, not in need of immediate medical attention or medical oversight) at the time of the participation
At least a high school education

Exclusion Criteria:
History of degenerative neurological disorders (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease), acquired neurological disorders other than aphasia from stroke (e.g., traumatic brain injury), developmental neurological disorders (e.g., autism), or psychiatric disorders
An active medical condition that could compromise participation (e.g., cancer undergoing acute treatment)
Do not meet the above inclusionary criteria
Language & Linguistics
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