Brocas area


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Related to Brocas area: Broca's aphasia, Wernicke's area

Bro′ca's ar`ea



n.
a region of the left brain associated with the motor impulses necessary for speech.
[1900–05; after P. Broca]
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Young (de Kansas State University) y Karen Reinke (de University of Illinois Springfield), se titula: "Brocas Area Activity in the Lexical Semantics of Visual Causal Events".
Other experiments suggest that the brain's Brocas area is discernibly more activated when we are read a verb which is linked to a physical activity, compared with being read an abstract verb or a verb not associated with any action.
From a cognitive linguistics perspective, is assessed the effects of causative constructions on the activity of Brocas area during the processing of visual causal and non-causal events.