Class Notes (838,549)
Canada (510,935)
Psychology (7,812)
PSYB65H3 (519)
Ted Petit (310)
Lecture 11

Lecture 11 - Neuropsychology of learning and memory

8 Pages
Unlock Document

Ted Petit

Lecture 11 Chapter 8 and 16 (Hearing and Language Processing and Neurological Assessment) Neuropsychology of brain damage and language: The aphasias 1) Language gets in an deciphered: details of what the language mean 2) Computational part of language: how it is integrated 3) Output mechanism: one you get it all together, to get it out; how it is expressed All three controlled by different areas in the brain Language problems are aphasias Figure out what they can do o What can a person with Brocas aphasia do?: can they follow instructions? Receptive aphasias: receiving language Pure word deafness: problems in relating incoming sounds into representations which allow the understanding of discourse o Breaking apart sounds to o Making language sense out of language can hear sounds but cannot distinguish language o Quote from patient with affliction: Voice comes but no words. I can hear. Sounds come but words dont separate. There is no trouble at all with sound. Sounds come, I can hear but I cannot understand it o Information is coming in and cant decode it o Like listening to a language you dont understand o Usually involves information coming into the temporal lobe where it gets decoded, and a problem such as pure word deafness is due to some sort of damage to the area a little posterior dorsal portion of the temporal lobe o A receptive problem
More Less

Related notes for PSYB65H3

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.