Handout: Aphasia and the Brain
Handout for patients and their families that describes Broca's area, Wernicke's area, and the arcuate fasciculus as they relate to language function and aphasia.
This handout is meant to capture the basics of brain areas that aid in motor speech vs. comprehension as well as the part of the brain believed to link the two areas.
- Scientific American: The man who couldn t speak and how he revolutionized psychology
- Bernal, B., & Ardila, A. (2009). The role of the arcuate fasciculus in conduction aphasia. Brain, 132(9), 2309-2316. doi:10.1093/brain/awp206
Included in: Bundle: Aphasia and the Brain.
Tech Specs: Digital download. 1 page. 8.5 x 11 inches. PDF format. 7 MB.