receptive aphasia

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Noun1.receptive aphasia - aphasia characterized by fluent but meaningless speech and severe impairment of the ability understand spoken or written words
aphasia - inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
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In both studies the reduction of the N400 effect has been larger in the group of Wernicke aphasia than Broca, although some studies failed to show a relationship between behavioural accuracy and the N400 response in Wernicke's aphasia (Robson et al.
All aphasic patients were right-handed, and according to the ABC test, they were classified as mixed transcortical aphasia ( n = 7), Wernicke aphasia ( n = 9), Broca aphasia ( n = 37), global aphasia ( n = 2), and crossed aphasia ( n = 2).