Chapter 19 Outline

Introduction: Putting a Name to a Face

Language Has Both Learned and Innate Components

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Language Disorders Result from Region-Specific Brain Damage

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BOX 19.1 Williams Syndrome Offers Clues about Language

BOX 19.2 The Wada Test

Competing Models Describe Left-Hemisphere Language Specializations

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Reading Skills Are Difficult to Acquire and Frequently Impaired

Study questions: 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21

Brain Stimulation Provides Information about the Organization of Language in the Brain

Functional Neuroimaging Tracks Activity in the Brain’ Language Zones

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The Left Brain Is Different from the Right Brain

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Deficits in Spatial Perception Follow Right-Hemisphere Damage

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Following Some Injuries, the Brain Can Recover Function

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BOX 19.3 The Amazing Resilience of a Child's Brain

BOX 19.4 Contact Sports Can Be Costly

The Cutting Edge: Studying Connectivity in the Living Brain

Study questions: 44 | 45

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