Lecture+23_Language_S

Lecture+23_Language_S - Review Questions 1. What is cerebral

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Review Questions 1. What is cerebral asymmetry/laterality? 2. Describe 4 anatomical differences between the 3. What is the corpus callosum & what is its function? 4. What is the purpose of commissurotomy? What has it revealed about laterality? 5. Describe a standard test to examine laterality in split-brain patients. 6. How is laterality assessed in normal subjects? 7. List some consistent sex differences in cognitive tasks.
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Language
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Outline of Language I. What is language II. Background of language I. Components II. Nature III. Theory III. Neuroanatomy of language IV. Disorders
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I. What is Language? Combination of sounds for communication Use of sounds guided by rules Uniquely human?
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II.I Components of Language Phonemes Fundamental language sounds Morphemes Smallest meaningful units of words Syntax Rules of grammar Lexicon Collection of all the words in a language
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II.I Components of Language Semantics Prosody Vocal intonations Discourse Stringing sentences together to form a meaningful narrative
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II.II Multimodal Language Speech is more than vocalization 90% of speech is accompanied by gestures Cocktail Party Effect We can hear speech better in a noisy environment if we see the lips
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II.III Theory of Language 4 abilities for language 1. Categorize 2. Label categories 3. Sequence behaviors 4. Mimic
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Categorization Designation of certain qualities to specific concepts Example: Plant category or animal category Makes it easier to perceive & retrieve information
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course 830 310 taught by Professor Joannehash-converse during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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Lecture+23_Language_S - Review Questions 1. What is cerebral

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