CHAPTER 14 LATERALIZATTIOn

CHAPTER 14 LATERALIZATTIOn - o Laterialization o Personal...

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o Laterialization o Personal versus Distal Autotopagnosia Inability to namne body parts or identiy body parts that someone else names Right hemisphere Processes distal object We complete things better with our right hemisphere LVR/RH face is better identified Detects emotions better – emotion shown to right hemisphere more reported Unilateral neglect Lack of attention to left half of things Neglect usually dissipates over months o Lateralization I o Definition Functions towards outside (one side or other as opposed to bilaterally) Language left Left for more sequential analysis Spatial right o Broca’s aphasia Difficulty in saying function words (grammar oriented) but less with content words (things, stuff, meaning) Caused by lesion in the frontal association cortex, Broca’s areat Lesion is beyond just broca’s area into the frontal lobe and subcortical white matter This area contaions memories of sequences of mucular movements needed to articulate words Agrammatism – difficulty in comprehending or employing grammatical devices
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PSYC 326 taught by Professor Chambers,lavond during the Spring '05 term at USC.

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CHAPTER 14 LATERALIZATTIOn - o Laterialization o Personal...

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