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Table 2 Behavioral results for participants with aphasia

From: Neural mechanisms underlying the facilitation of naming in aphasia using a semantic task: an fMRI study

  Max P02 P03 P05 P06 P07 P08
Pre-tests:
- total accuracy   74.8% 49.5% 81.2% 81.4% 88.8% 53.0%
- phonological errors   1.6% 13.1% 11.9% 9.0% 3.9% 25.9%
- semantic errors   25.8% 15.4% 47.1% 42.3% 41.4% 9.6%
WAB:
- spontaneous speech 20 18 14 17.5 18 18 17
- comprehension 200 200 111 181 199 198 166
- repetition 100 86 68 70 97 98 46
- naming/word finding 100 91 71 87 92 96 85
- aphasia quotient 100 91.4* 66.8* 84.5* 93.7* 94.6 76.8*
- classification   Anomic Wernicke’s Anomic Anomic Anomic Conduction
BNT: 60 42* 24* 55 41* 55 33*
P&PT:
- three pictures 52 50 45* 52 50 50 51
- spoken word, two pictures 52 52 45* 50 52 50 48*
CAT:
- spoken comprehension 66 62 48* 56* 60 61 48*
- repetition (5 subtests) 74 60* 43* 48* 70 60* 26*
 - real words 32 30 22 26 32 29 17
 - complex words 6 4 3 4 6 6 1
 - non-words 10 6 6 6 8 5 0
- naming 58 47*   52* 53* 54* 46*
- fluency un 15   24 15 18 20
- reading 70 64   64 68 58* 57*
- spoken picture description un 13*   36 35 43 40
Possible Levels of Impairment   ▪ semantics to phonology and/or phonological form ▪ semantics▪ semantics to phonology and/or phonological form ▪ semantics to phonology and/or phonological form ▪ semantics to phonology and/or phonological form ▪ semantics to phonology and/or phonological form ▪ semantics to phonology and/or phonological form
        ▪ post-phonology
Facilitation Task Accuracy:
- total accuracy to targets   90.6% 50.6% 88.8% 96.0% 95.9% 79.9%
- to long-term targets   94% 45.9% 95.3% 100% 97.9% 81.9%
- to short-term targets   84% 60% 76% 88% 92% 76%
- to ‘no’ response fillers   100% 66.6% 66.6% 79.1% 100% 91.6%
  1. Max = maximum raw score possible on each subtest; un = unlimited possible maximum score. * indicates score falls below normal range with reference to available normative data for the Western Aphasia Battery (“WAB”) [45], the Pyramids and Palm Trees Test (“P&PT”) [84], the Comprehensive Aphasia Test (“CAT”) [44], and in the case of the Boston Naming Test (“BNT”) with reference to Australian normative data [85].