PhyPsy Test_4 c14- Human Communication.txt

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chapter 14 - Human communication - Test 4
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  1. _________ may delay the onset of age-related dementia, including Alzheimer's disease.
    bilingualism
  2. Speech _____________ happens in all lobes of the brain, as it involves invoking experiences, memories, and perceptions.
    production
  3. Apahasia is a disturbance in the comprehension or production of ___________.
    speech!
  4. The right hemisphere is responsible for _________, or rythms and stresses of speech (tone of voice).
    prosody
  5. _________________ and Broca's Area are implicated in expressive writing deficits.
    Exners area
  6. He was Broca's famous patient:
    Tan
  7. Someone with _____________ cannot read, but he can recognize words that are spelled out to him. "Word blindness"
    Purealexia
  8. Dyslexia is more common among people whose first language is ____________ than those whose first language is Italian.
    English
  9. A symtom of all aphasias-- the person cannot find the right word for something they want to say
    anomia
  10. Research by Hughes and colleagues shows that the human _______ may offer cues of a speaker's mates value.
    voice
  11. Said to be the most important category of speech disorders:
    aphasia
  12. Someone with _______________ hemisphere damage might not know better than to speak to her boss the same way she speaks to her friends.
    Right
  13. Your ____________ cortex becomes activated if you read the alphabet.
    premotor
  14. Problems reading:
    dyslexia
  15. _____________ aphasia is a condition marked by slow, deliberate, non-fluent speech.
    Broca's
  16. Researchers have found that people with dyslexia have above-average connectivity in the __________________
    Corpus Callosum
  17. [this] Allowed for dissemination across time and space
    Printing Press
  18. Someone with ____________ aphasia has poor speech comprehension and produces meaningless speech.
    Wernicke's
  19. Research suggests that those with dyslexia experience ________________ of the left temporal cortex and therefore, neural activation is spreading too weakly through the primary reading areas of the brain.
    hypoactivation
  20. ________________ dyslexia is caused by biological abnormalities.
    Developmental
  21. Verbal behavior is ______________, which means the left hemisphere is doninant (in most people).
    lateralized
  22. __________ areas are one method of referring to specific brain regions
    Brodman
  23. A stroke-
    CVA [CerebroVascular Accident]
  24. True/false: A stroke is immediately evident
    False; may take up to 24 hours
  25. True/false: most communication is verbal
    False; 80% is Non-verbal
  26. Broca's Area: ________ ; Wernicke's Area: _______
    Production; Comprehension
  27. Speech is lateralized. The left hemisphere analyzes ______; The right hemisphere analyzes ______
    sequences; space, geometric forms & Prosody (speech emphasis)
  28. This connects Broca's and Wernicke's areas:
    Arcuate Fisciculus
  29. a disturbance in the comprehension or production of speech.
    aphasia
  30. involved in articulation:
    insula
  31. language shapes thought:
    Sapir-Whorf hypothesis
  32. In those with bilingualism, the brain shows...
    denser grey matter in Left hemisphere
  33. social syntax for speech:
    pragmatics
  34. a treatment for stuttering
    singing
  35. stuttering: men are 3X more likely; faulty auditory feedback means..
    lack of temporal lobe activity
  36. a neurological condition characterized by the inability of a person to properly convey or interpret emotional prosody.
    aprosodia
  37. 2 types of dyslexia :
    Acquired (injury); Developmental (genetic) dyslexia
  38. Reading and spelling issues that are disproportionate to other cognitive functions:
    dyslexia
  39. Rated ______ attractiveness = good accuracy in age, weight, symmetry, sexuality stuff
    voice
  40. distrubance in writing ability:
    Dysgraphia
  41. learning ___________ may decrease dyslexia in primary english speakers
    a new language
  42. Gaab (2007): this results from issues in neural response in left prefrontal cortex & temporal cortex
    developmental dyslexia (=temporoccipital defficiency?)
  43. __________ is responsible for expressive writing! therefore damage to this area = dysgraphia!
    Exner's Wrting Area
  44. writing involves 2 major functions:
    linguistics [left frontal lobe] & motor [parietal lobe]
  45. true/false: dyslexia does not diminish
    false, it can diminish as you age
  46. -something about left-handedness and hormone/ testosterone issues (more common in boys) [dyslexia?]
    ok
  47. term for a gravitating favoritism towards one's similarities, such as letters of your name:
    implicit egotism
  48. "A (woman|man) buys a car." this is an example of ....
    discourse organization
  49. difficulty using grammar
    agrammatism
  50. another term for Wernicke's aphasia
    Fluent aphasia --fluent speech but meaningless context/comprehension
  51. ____________- recognition issues, cannot understand speech
    pure word deafness (Wernicke's area damage)
  52. issues with speech repitition.. not able to repeat something
    conduction aphasia
  53. Sx of all aphasia:
    anomia (cannot find correct word)
  54. Prosody = ______ hemisphere
    Right
  55. Broca's aphasia = ______ speech; Wernicke's aphasia = _____ speech
    slow and deliberate; fluent and meaningless
  56. in language studies, the scanner of choice is the ____ scan
    CT

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