finalstudyguide_07 - 1 HDE163: Final Exam Review & Study...

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1 Be familiar with what happens with age at different levels of language (i.e., word, sentence, and discourse). Pay particular attention to main concepts discussed (e.g., tip-of-the tongue effects, elderspeak, textbase and situation models, off-target verbosity etc…). Most language changes with age can be explained in terms of more general cognitive aging theories. Know what the theories are and how they account for some of the changes in language comprehension and production that occur with age. Know why people who have been fluently bilingual most of their lives may have some advantage over monolingual individuals. Aphasia (LH language) Be familiar with the various symptoms of aphasia (e.g., anomia, paraphasias, dysfluency, agrammatism, alexia, agraphia). Know what the different kinds of aphasic syndromes are, particularly Broca’s and Wernicke’s. For each aphasia, you should be familiar with the main symptom(s) and where the brain lesion(s) is likely to be. I may ask you to label some of the main language areas on a digram of the brain
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2010 for the course HUMAN DEVE HDE163 taught by Professor Nataliekacinik during the Fall '07 term at UC Davis.

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