Psy 123_Lec 14 Language

Reading is all about transforming certain sequence of

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Unformatted text preview: d form is decoded in the angular gyrus into the spoken form. Reading is all about transforming certain sequence of letters into a particular sound. Learn to associate the speech sounds we know really well into visual word form. The agular gyrus is critical for that. Once it is done, it sends its info to Wernicke's area, and now is is plugged into the language system. It is then sent via Arcuate fasciculus to Brocas area, then to PMC, and M1. Suggest to damage to any of these areas results in predictable loss of functions. Brain Damage & Language Deficits! Apraxia: problems in speech production! 26:00 A patient with damage to Broca's area is not going to be able to implement this word plans to produce language; disconnect the arcuate fasciculus and you would be able to hear the word, and produce language, but could not repeat what you just heard. Damage to those fibers they couldn't repeat what they just heard. Start w/ damage outside the language system. Speech apraxia: being unable to form motor plans, specifically to the production of speech. These actions are specific to the motor coordination of speech (right excitation of the muscles of voice box), if they learned sign language, they would have not problems whatsoever. But have trouble speaking words. "Know what words they want to say, but can't say it" Brain Damage & Language Deficits! Apraxia: problems in speech production! Broca’s aphasia: ! problems in language production! Damage to Broca's area. Muscular and apparatus to produce speech is just fine, but seem "lost for words." They have a general idea of what they want to say, but just can't produce it. Tona Tona Tona Guy. In bilinguals, can be impaired in their first language, but http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJ4shANmIN8! not in their 2nd language. Brain Damage & Language Deficits! Apraxia: problems in speech production! Broca’s aphasia: problems in language production! Wernickes aphasia: Language production is fine, but have problems in language comprehension. More severe...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2014 for the course PSY 123 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at UCSB.

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