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Lecture 86

PSYCH261 Lecture Notes - Lecture 86: Auditory Cortex, Parietal Lobe, Frontal Lobe


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYCH261
Professor
Christopher Lee
Lecture
86

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Module 86:
Disorder
Areas of
lesion
Spontaneous
speech
Comprehension
Repetition
Naming
Wernicke’s
aphasia
Posterior
portion of
superior
temporal
gyrus
(Wernicke’s
area) and
posterior
language
area
Fluent
Poor
Poor
Poor
Pure Word
Deafness
Wernicke’s
area or its
connection
with primary
auditory
cortex
Fluent
Poor
Poor
Good
Broca’s
aphasia
Frontal
cortex
rostral to
base of
primary
motor cortex
(Broca’s
area)
Nonfluent
Good
Poor (but
better than
spontaneous
speech)
Poor
Conduction
aphasia
White
matter
beneath
parietal lobe
superior to
lateral
fissure
(arcuate
fasciculus)
Fluent
Good
Poor
Good
Anomic
aphasia
Various parts
of the
parietal and
temporal
lobes
Fluent
Good
Good
Poor
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