O processamento sintático na demência do tipo Alzheimer

Cassio Rodrigues


This paper explores the bypotbesis that the progressive development of Alzheimer disease may play a role in the deficits of syntactic processing observed in various patients. It first reviews the literature on Alzheimer disease and its impact on several cognitive capacities. Next(i) it presents a brief overview on syntactic processing, (ii) it reviews evidence supporting the relationship between Alzheimer disease and syntact processing, and (iii) it argues that the cause of deficit of syntact processing may be related to the working memory system. Finally, suggestions for further studies are discussed.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5007/%25x

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