Associative Deficits

If the initial analysis of the stimulus appears to have been carried out normally and the person is still unable to extract meaning, then it is likely that the person is suffering from an associative disorder. What is lacking is a link between the information and stored knowledge concerning its meaning. The patient's perceptual experience might be similar to that of a person who had previously known a foreign language well but who has now forgotten the meaning of a particular word. Such a person would be able to hear the word clearly and may even recognize that it represented a meaningful collection of sounds, but its meaning would be lost to the listener.

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