12 terms

Central Processing Unit


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Broca's area
speech motor programmer
Wernicke's area
necessary for comprehension of language (in any mode) and expression
Broca's aphasia
non-fluent, labored speech
Broca's aphasia
co-exists with apraxia of speech
Wernicke's aphasia
fluent, empty speech with poor comprehension
Anomic aphasia
lesion is behind Wernicke's, at angular gyrus
Anomic aphasia
fluent with good comprehension, but naming is impaired (visual impairment)
Global aphasia
all key areas are involved, has poor copmrehension and expression
Global aphasia
language center and primary motor strip are involved
associated with memory
short term
person retains information while attending to another task
long term
information is encoded into a more permanent system for long-term recall