Language - Slide 1 Language and Communication

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Unformatted text preview: Slide 1 Language and Communication ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 2 Speech production and comprehension Lateralization of language Speech production Speech comprehension ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 3 Lateralization of language Left hemisphere dominance Majority of language production and comprehension Damage to the left hemisphere results in severe language impairments ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 4 Lateralization of language Right hemisphere language functions Right hemisphere is involved in: Damage to the right hemisphere impairs: ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 5 Neural control of language Evidence from brain lesion patients Imaging studies ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 6 Speech production Posterior association areas - subject content of language Current perception Memories of past experiences ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 7 Speech production Frontal lobe areas - conversion of thoughts into speech Planning and motor production of speech Left anterior insular cortex Apraxia ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 8 Speech production Brocas area Specialized region of the inferior left motor association region Brocas aphasia ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________...
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Language - Slide 1 Language and Communication

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