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Lecture 9

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Human BrainLecture 9 leftlanguage rightmost of the info on brain lateralization was from people with brain damage during WWII primarily adults Patients w Left Hemisphere damageALL showed some aphasic problems with language symptoms 30showed recovery in varying degreeso all that showed recovery were either lefthanded or ambidextrouso least amount of recovery in righthanded patients Patients w Right Hemisphere damageshow very few language problemsrelatively rarely led to aphasiathose that did show aphasic symptomsALL lefthandedambidextrouso most showed recovery form the language problems Righthandeddid not show aphasic symptoms AdultsRighthanded person language is all located in the left hemispheredamage to the left language deficitsno recoveryLefthanded personlanguage is bilaterally localized damage to either side can effect language but there is recoveryother side can take overChildren under 5damage to either size has equal probability of inducing aphasic symptoms therefore some language is found on
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