Brain structures mediating verbal behavior developed very much later than much of the brain

Brain structures mediating verbal behavior developed very much later than much of the brain

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Brain structures mediating verbal behavior developed very much later than much of  the brain. It is unlikely that no behavior occurred until verbal behavior, and it is  unlikely that verbal behavior centers of the brain are in touch with older centers.  It is relatively simple to remove a phobia without the therapist talking  about it or the patient being able to articulate what happened.  Cannot report what is seen but can act appropriately.  A child with a split brain had his left hemisphere exposed to a picture of a  chicken claw and the right hemisphere exposed to a snowy scene. When  given a set of pictures to match, his right hand (i.e., left hemisphere) chose  a chicken while his left hand (i.e., right hemisphere) chose a snow shovel.  When asked why the chicken, he said "it goes with the chicken claw." When  asked why the shovel, he responded "to clean up the chicken coop." This 
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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