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  • A Computerized Measure of Idea Density in Two Genres of Written Language Samples 

    Moser, Katie; Hungerford, Suzanne (2014)
    Idea density is a measure of ideas, or propositions, expressed relative to the number of words used in written or oral language samples. This study examines idea density in narrative and expository text generated by young ...
  • Do Executive Skills or Language Skills Best Predict Social Competence? 

    Hungerford, Suzanne; Gonyo, Katharine; Whitford, Shasta; Bassendowski, Nancy (2009)
    Research has shown that children with developmental language impairment are at high risk for social and behavioral problems, although the reasons for this relationship are not entirely clear. Some have proposed that language ...
  • An Examination of Clinical Measurements of Verbal Working Memory 

    Hungerford, Suzanne; Roberts, Katharine (2011)
    Research indicates that verbal working memory is an important predictor of oral and written language processing, social problem solving, and academic success. This study examines working memory scores derived from common ...
  • Executive Functions and Their Relationship to Social Skills and Problem Behaviors 

    Hungerford, Suzanne; Gonyo, Katharine; Whitford, Shasta; Bassendowski, Nancy (2009)
    This study examined social, behavioral, and executive function characteristics in a group of children referred for auditory and language processing assessment. Teacher ratings of executive functions were compared to parent ...
  • Executive Functions as Predictors of Classroom Listening Skills 

    Hungerford, Suzanne; Douglas, Priscilla; Selvarajah, Elizabeth (2012)
    The purpose of this study was to determine if executive functions, including working memory, are predictors of spoken language processing skills (or listening skills ) in the classroom, as measured by the Children's ...
  • Should Malingering Matter to Speech Language Pathologists? 

    Hungerford, Suzanne; Bassendowski, Nancy (2009)
    Malingering, or the intentional feigning of illnesses or disorders for secondary gain, is a financial and legal burden to society. Documented malingered disorders that are of particular interest to speech-language pathologists ...