Global coherence in younger and older adults: Influence of cognitive processes and discourse type
Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition: A Journal on Normal and Dysfunctional Development, 21(2), 174-196, Routledge., February 2014
Anthony D. Koutsoftas, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Department of Speech-Language Pathology
Heather Harris Wright Ph.D., Gilson J Capilouto Ph.D., Gerasimos Fergadiotis Ph.D.
The purpose of the present research was to examine the influence of cognitive processes on discourse global coherence ability measured across different discourse tasks and collected from younger (n = 40; 20–39 years) and older (n = 40; 70–87 years) cognitively healthy adults.