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1

what strucutre passes visual information to wernickes area

angular gyrus

2

what structure links brocas and wernickes

arcuate fasciculus

reduced ability to repeat spoken words

3

describe split brain patients

cannot verbally identify objects felt or seen with left hand/ visual field as it is controlled by the right brain which does not have language ability

the right brain can communicate what it knows by drawing or holding up fingers (does not involve language)