MCAT Social Sciences
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Where is Broca's area located?
What does Broca's area do?
If a patient has damage to Broca's area, what happens?
Broca's aphasia or expressive aphasia; they will have difficulty enunciating and speaking fluently. But ability to understand the language of others is unaffected.
Where is Wernicke's area?
What does Wernicke's area do?
helps with the understanding of language
If a patient has damage to Wernicke's area, what happens?
They can hear words but cannot understand the meaning of the words. Wernicke's aphasia or receptive aphasia.
What is the opposite of ethnocentrism?
Cultural relativism: the practice of trying to understand a culture on its own terms and to judge a culture by its own standards
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