Flashcards in LEARN NOW Deck (10):
The thick band of about 200 million nerve fibres connecting the left and right hemispheres.
The state of balance in the body's metabolism.
Fight or flight response
An organism's survival response, readying the body for action.
The impairment of language cause by damage to the brain (usually by stroke).
Partial or complete loss of the ability to recall names.
Verbal communication that lacks grammar - BROCA'S APHASIA.
Characteristics of Broca's Aphasia
- Speech is non-fluent
- Articulation difficulties and words may be mispronounced
- Difficulty writing
- May be mild comprehension difficulties
Characteristics of Wernicke's Aphasia
- Speech is fluent
- Nonsense words are used
- Difficulty understanding both written and spoken language
- Difficulty producing both written and spoken language that makes sense to others
Artificially made dwarf-fetus