Wernicke


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Noun1.Wernicke - German neurologist best known for his studies of aphasia (1848-1905)
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As a matter of fact, in Wernicke's aphasia different language deficits can be found: the lexical knowledge (vocabulary) may be decreased resulting in difficulties in understanding spoken language.
Stories engage our entire brain: MRI research shows that when we process facts and figures we only engage small areas of our brain like Broca's and Wernicke's areas, where we process words and meanings.
The brain disorder called Wernicke encephalopathy typically occurs in people who have disorders such as anorexia that lead to malnourishment, Khaleej Times reported.
What is clear is that Wernicke's Encephalopathy (WE) is still misdiagnosed and mistreated (Isenberg-Grezda, Kutberg & Nicolson, 2012, Isenberg-Grezda; Chabon & Nicolson, 2014).
Wernicke's encephalopathy is a potentially fatal complication of hyperemesis gravidarum.
The most common site of stimulation was the left temporoparietal junction (T3P3); other sites include the right temporoparietal junction (T4P4), the left or right Wernicke areas, and individualized sites determined by fMRI.
For example, Wernicke's area (in the upper part of the left temporal lobe, close to the primary auditory area) is the zone of phonological recognition.
was so malnourished she developed Wernicke halopathy, a serious neurological disorder by low or inadequate supply of thiamine - or B12 - used to break down carbohydrates.
For the study, Just, Robert Mason, senior research psychologist at CMU, and Chantel Prat, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Washington, used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study precisely how the brains of 16 healthy adults adapted to the temporary incapacitation of the Wernicke area, the brain's key region involved in language comprehension.