Psychology 365 Lecture 24 (Mar 18)

Psychology 365 Lecture 24 (Mar 18) - Outline Language...

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Unformatted text preview: Outline Language (Chapter 10) Video Recap Language Structure Speech Perception Language in the Brain Aphasias Acquired Dyslexias Reading for Next Lecture: Chapter 10 Reading for Today: Chapter 10 Babies born with capacity to understand sounds used in all languages @ 7 mos, discriminate all speech sounds @ 11 mos, discriminate only the sounds relevant in own language Adults cannot hear distinctions unless important in own language Video Recap 13 month olds process language in both hemispheres 20 month olds show specialization to left hemisphere Is this shift due to biology or to experience? Study with bilingual children Show more left lateralization for language for which they have greater proficiency Experience with a language drives hemispheric specialization Video Recap Children with left hemispherectomy; consequences for language? Comprehension function (R. hem.) recovers quickly Speech function (L. hem.) recovers more slowly, may not reach normal limits Which areas of the R. hem. are recruited for language?...
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Psychology 365 Lecture 24 (Mar 18) - Outline Language...

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