psych226 - 2/26: LANGUAGE Language Our spoken, written, or...

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2/26: LANGUAGE Language Our spoken, written, or gestured words and the way we combine them to communicate meaning Motor cortex (word is pronounced) broca’s area (controls speech muscles via the motor cortex) angular gyrus (transforms visual representations into an auditory code) wernicke’s area (interprets auditory code) visual cortex Damage to wenicke’s area Can you tell me a little bit about why you’re here? Patient: I don’t know whata wasa down here for me, I just don’t know why I wasn’t up here, at all you, it was neva, had it been walked me today ta died. Damage to broca’a area Patient: ahh. .Monday. .ah dad and paul…and dad…hospital. Two. .ah doctors…and ahh…thirty minutes…and yes. .ah…hospital…and er Wednesday…nine o’clock, and er Thursday, ten o’clock The cerebral cortext OUTPUT: MOTOR CORTEX: LEFT HEMIPSHERE CONTROLS BODYS RIGHT SIDE INPUT: SENSROY CORTEX: LEFT HEMISPHERE RECIEVES INOUT FROM BODY’S RIGHT SIDE
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course PSY psy 101 taught by Professor Caldwell during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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psych226 - 2/26: LANGUAGE Language Our spoken, written, or...

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