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Praxic and nonverbal cognitive deficits in a large family with a genetically transmitted speech and language disorder.

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A pronounced speech and language disorder affecting half of the 30 members of the four-generational KE family has been attributed by some researchers to a specific defect in the generation of morphosyntactic rules. The reported selectivity of the impairment has led to the view that the affected members suffer from a grammar-specific disorder. Our investigations of the same KE family indicate that the inherited disorder has a broad phenotype which transcends impaired generation of syntactical ...

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10.1073/pnas.92.3.930

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Vargha-Khadem, F More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine
Fletcher, P More by this author
Passingham, R More by this author
Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume:
92
Issue:
3
Pages:
930-933
Publication date:
1995-01-05
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
URN:
uuid:93f7c7ea-8b10-4f83-a3c2-18138e7ad8bc
Source identifiers:
20019
Local pid:
pubs:20019

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