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Unformatted text preview: drew conclusions about brain function Broca's aphasia - nonfluent, lacks grammatical "connecting" words, can understand most speech Wernicke's aphasia - fluent lacks meaningful "content" words "word salad" cannot understand most speech FLOW OF INFO IN LANGUAGE Listening and Speaking Auditory cortex -> Wernicke's Area -> Broca's area -> Motor Strip -> Speech Reading Aloud Visual cortex -> Angular Gyrus (converts info to linguistic code) -> Wernicke's Area -> Broca's Area -> Motor Strip -> Speech Left hemisphere -language-Broca's area-Wernicke's area Right hemisphere-spatial reasoning Contralateral Control - right hemisphere controls left half, left hemisphere controls right half Corpus Callosum - communication between hemispheres Severed Corpus Callosum Video - Joe Drawings...
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2008 for the course ENGL W3335 taught by Professor Crawford during the Spring '08 term at Columbia.
- Spring '08