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Broca

(French brɔka)
n
(Biography) Paul (pɔl). 1824–80, French surgeon and anthropologist who discovered the motor speech centre of the brain and did pioneering work in brain surgery
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Bro•ca

(ˈbroʊ kə)

n.
Paul, 1824–80, French surgeon and anthropologist.
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Noun1.Broca - French anthropologist who studied the craniums and brains of different races of people; remembered for his discovery that articulate speech depends on an area of the brain now known as Broca's area (1824-1880)
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The speech center of our brain is located in the left hemisphere, specifically the Broca's area.
The current study was planned to explore the outcomes of script training in a patient with Broca's aphasia through quantitative approach using a single-subject-multiple-baseline research design across behaviours.
He points an accusing finger at Paul Broca, a 19th century brain surgeon and anthropologist, who promoted the notion that humans have an impoverished olfactory system.
Traditionally, it has been accepted that speech production is controlled by the so-called Broca's area corresponding to Brodmann's area (BA) 44 (pars opercularis of the left inferior frontal gyrus) (e.g., Goldstein, 1948; Damasio & Geschwind, 1984; Head, 1926; Hecaen, 1972; Luria, 1947/1970).
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TEHRAN (FNA)- The brain's speech area, named after 19th century French physician Pierre Paul Broca, shuts down when we talk out loud, according to a new study that challenges the long-held assumption that 'Broca's area' governs all aspects of speech production.
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