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Unformatted text preview: First discussed by Carl Wernicke Shortly after Broca’s discovery Not all language problems the same Wernicke’s aphasia: symptoms Poor comprehension Reading and writing impaired Fluent output “fluent but meaningless” “word salad” Prosody intact videos Blood flow in the brain 3 major cerebral arteries 80% of blood flows through Middle Cerebral Artery Stroke Three causes of stroke Thrombotic (build-up) Embolic (clot) Hemorrhagic (vessel ruptures) Summary Broca’s aphasia Non ‐ fluent speech Comprehension intact Wernicke’s aphasia Fluent but meaningless speech Impoverished comprehension Common cause of aphasia Stroke (3 types) Blockage of MCA...
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- Spring '04
- Psychology, Paul Broca, Thrombus, embolism, aphasia Common cause