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Unformatted text preview: action Association Cortex All areas of cerebral cortex that are not primarily sensory or motor in function Aphasia Language disturbance resulting from brain damage (think of the word phrase) Brocas Area Related to grammar and pronunciation If damaged, person knows what s/he wants to say but cant say the words Prefrontal Cortex Front of frontal lobes; involved in sense of self, reasoning, and planning Parietal Lobe Just above occipital; bodily sensations such as touch, pain, and temperature (somatosensory area) Primary somatosensory cortex: Receiving area for bodily sensations Temporal Lobe Each side of the brain; auditory center and, for 95 percent of humans, language centers Primary auditory area: Auditory information is first registered here Wernickes Area Related to language comprehension; in left temporal lobe If damaged, person has problems with meanings of words, NOT pronunciation...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY ps 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery.
- Spring '10