an enduring change in the way an organism responds based on its experience
An impairment in the physical ability to produce speech sounds or, in extreme cases, an inability to speak at all; caused by damage to Broca's area
The area in the frontal lobe usually in the left hemisphere, that controls the production of speech sounds.
The language area in the left temporal lobe involved in comprehending the spoken word and in formulating coherent speech and written language
Aphasia that results from damage to Wernicke's area and in which the person's speech is fluent and clearly articulated but does not bake sense to listeners.
Gross electrical activity of brain on surface of scalp; varies with frequency and amplitude
Measures brain's magnetic fields
changes in responsiveness resulting from exposure to a stimulus repeatdly - 1. Habituation 2. Sensitization
Adapting to a repetitive stimulus
Not adapting to a stimulus and doing something about it
mentally connecting different sets of events together; learning by experience; baby learns what a book is by mother holding book and reading it to baby - 1. Classical conditioning 2. Instrumental Conditioning
type of learning through which an organism learns to associate one stimulus with another