Université de Neuchâtel

Inter-individual variability in discourse informativeness in elderly populations

Pistono, Aurélie ; Pariente, Jérémie ; Bézy, Catherine ; Pastor, Josette ; Tran, Thi Mai ; Renard, Antoine ; Fossard, Marion ; Jucla, Mélanie

In: Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 2017, vol. 31, no. 5, p. 1-18

An increasing number of studies focus on discourse production in patients with neurodegenerative diseases and underline its clinical usefulness. However, if this is to be used as a clinical tool, one needs to consider how normal discourse varies within cognitively unimpaired elderly populations. In the current study, the aim has been to investigate discourse macrolinguistic variability. For this,...