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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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- Spring '08
- brain lobes Controls, basic involuntary functions, Involuntary emotions Instinct