Exogenously triggered response inhibition in developmental stuttering

The purpose of the present study was to examine relations between children’s exogenously triggered response inhibition and stuttering. Results suggest that CWS, compared to CWNS, perform comparable to CWNS in a task where response control is externally triggered. Our findings seem to indicate that previous questionnaire-based findings (Eggers, De Nil, & Van den Bergh, 2010) of a decreased efficiency of response inhibition cannot be generalized to all types of response inhibition. #stuttering

Eggers, Kurt, De Nil, Luc F., & Van den Bergh, Bea R. H. (2018). Exogenously triggered response inhibition in developmental stuttering. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 56, 33-44
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfludis.2018.02.001

[stuttering response control, temperament, executive control]

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Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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