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Unformatted text preview: First discussed by Carl Wernicke Shortly after Brocas discovery Not all language problems the same Wernickes 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 Brocas aphasia Non fluent speech Comprehension intact Wernickes aphasia Fluent but meaningless speech Impoverished comprehension Common cause of aphasia Stroke (3 types) Blockage of MCA...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2010 for the course PSYCH 2 taught by Professor Don'tremember during the Spring '04 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Spring '04