expressive aphasia

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Synonyms for expressive aphasia

aphasia in which expression by speech or writing is severely impaired

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Script training was found to be an effective therapy for rejuvenating lost communication of patients with severe Broca's aphasia.
Because of its location in the brain (below Broca's area), it is understandable that BA47 participates in language production and grammar.
For 150 years, the iconic Broca's area of the brain has been recognized as the command center for human speech, including vocalization.
Berndt, "Agrammatic Broca's aphasia is not associated with a single pattern of comprehension performance," Brain and Language, vol.
Both the Societe d'Anthropologie and Broca's later creation, Ecole d' Anthropologie, were models for the institutionalization of anthropology abroad.
Aphasiasassociated with computed tomography scan lesions outside Broca's and Wernicke's areas.
She suggests that although Broca's and Wernicke's aphasics may show similar patterns in sentence comprehension, the underlying causes may be different.
Of 6 patients with Broca's aphasia and 4 with Wernicke's aphasia (mean age of 70 years), all 10 showed significant improvement on all of the tests after receiving propranolol.
His doctor has told us that Bill has a condition called Broca's aphasia.
Findings from diffusion tensor imaging (a way-cool display of disrupted water flow in the brain that has to be seen to be appreciated) showed that the brains of both a small group of adolescents who had smoked marijuana daily for a year and a group of schizophrenic teens showed the same structural abnormalities in the fiber pathway that connects Broca's area in the left frontal lobe with Wernicke's area in the left temporal lobe.
Broca's opportunity to take him up on that bet came within a week, when he began to study the case of a syphilis patient named M.
Language centers such as Broca's area, which is named for the 19th century French neurologist Paul Broca, are correspondingly larger on the left side of the brain in most right-handed people.
Philippe de Broca's rousing costumer maintains the audacity of Helve Bazin's perverse, 1920s-set Gallic childhood classic, highlighting the comedy of maternal monstrousness and letting the horror speak for itself.
Women in the chemotherapy group had decreased glucose metabolism in the superior frontal gyrus and in Broca's area in the dominant hemisphere and in its contralateral counterpart, compared with the control group.
Still, Patel adds, Koelsch's investigation "launches an interesting line of research into the overlap of music with language." Patel's own preliminary data suggest that damage to a brain region known as Broca's area impairs not only comprehension of language but also recognition of harmonically related chords.