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Kinesiology
Course
Kinesiology 1080A/B
Professor
Prof
Semester
Winter

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Cerebral Asymmetries - 90% of pop is right handed, 10% is left or mixed - Of the pop that is right handed, 99% is left-hand lateralized for speech - 95% of left/mixed are also left-hemisphere dominant for speech - Neurons in the left speech region of our brain our more complex the homologous right brain o Bigger o More dendritic trees; able to communicate with many other neurons o Referred to as magnopyramidal neurons – because of size and trees, it allows complex processes; speech o Homologous = opposite sides Apraxia - A disorder of learned, skilled purposeful movement not related to muscles paralysis or comprehension deficits o Ideational – inability to evoke the appropriate action representation from long-term memory o Ideomotor – inability to transl
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