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Models of Spoken and Written Language Functions in the Brain from The Brain from Top to Bottom. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at http://pinterest.com/sostherapy for therapy resources

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Brain Anatomy...TBI and CVA. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at http://Pinterest.com/sostherapy for therapy resources.

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Lateral view of the cerebral cortex showing the principal gyri and sulci. Major structures include the central sulcus and the precentral (primary motor), premotor, and postcentral (primary somatosensory) gyri. Also note the gyri situated rostral to the premotor cortex, including the orbital gyri, which mediate higher order intellectual functions and contribute to the regulation of emotional behavior. Brocas motor speech area and Wernickes area (for reception of speech) are important areas…

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"French physician Pierre Paul Broca found patients with damage to part of brain's frontal lobe were unable to speak more than a few words. Dubbed Broca's area, region is believed to be critical for speech production and some aspects of language comprehension. . .Broca's area actually consists of 2 distinct subunits. One of these focuses selectively on language processing, the other is part of a brainwide network that appears to act as a central processing unit for general cognitive…

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