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Unformatted text preview: Language Areas of the Brain: Psych 1 09/04/2008 02:33:00 Language: major brain areas primary motor cortex where tongue, larynx, lip muscles commanded, but already prior orchestrated in Brocas area frontal lobe of the cortex - where muscle movements that generate language are orchestrated, and coordinated into speech, also packaging words with linking words o If damaged, obvious problems with speaking aphasias Aphasias of Brocas area non-fluent aphasias, loss of linking words, very hard to get words out Automatisms words people get stuck on, say over and over people often retain curse words, reflexively arcuate fasciculus o thought to connect Brocas area nad Wernickes area connect areas of the brain in the generation and understanding of language primary auditory cortex o processes auditory (sound) information...
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