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Unformatted text preview: cated on the temporal lobe on the left side of the brain and is responsible for the comprehension of speech Language development or usage can be seriously impaired by damage to this area. Wernicke’s Aphasia Wernicke’s Aphasia Damage temporal lobe Long sentences no meaning Difficulty w/ comprehension often unaware of mistakes. “TA” "You know that smoodle pinkered and that I want to get him round and take care of him like you want before," meaning "The dog needs a walk." Broca’s Area Broca’s Area Region of brain w/functions linked to speech production. Broca’s patients lost the ability to speak after injury to the posterior inferior frontal gyrus Studies of chronic aphasia have implicated an essential role of Broca’s area in various speech and language functions. Broca's area Broca's area . Damage frontal lobe . Short phrases produced w/great effort Ex: "Walk dog" Comprehension fine Aware of difficulties, easily frustrated by speaking problems. Language and Music Language and M...
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2010 for the course PSYCH 2275 taught by Professor Weiner,j. during the Spring '10 term at CUNY Hunter.
- Spring '10