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Unformatted text preview: Speech Areas Broca’s aphasia – controls speaking language Wernicke’s aphasia – affects understanding language Sensory area Somatosensory area Association Areas In all lobes Largest part of brain lobes Controls higher level thinking and reasoning processes Language, memory, speech Apraxia – inability to integrate activities The specialization of the Hemispheres Hemispheres Two symmetrical left and right halves of the brain that control the side of the body opposite to their location Lateralization The dominance of one hemisphere of the brain in specific functions Connected by ‘corpus callosum’ Left hemisphere • Verbal • Thinking • Reasoning Right hemisphere • Visual spatial • Emotional • Artistic (visual, global) Sides work in tandem...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course PSYC 1000 taught by Professor Handron during the Spring '08 term at East Carolina University .
- Spring '08