Broca's Area - Primary Functions
Dr. Sukhi Shergill discusses the importance of Broca's area to generating speech.
Brocaâ€™s area is a bit of the brain which is on the front left side of the cortex of the brain and itâ€™s responsible for generating speech. So whenever weâ€™re speaking, thatâ€™s the area thatâ€™s involved in that and we know that from people who have had damage in that area because they have problems with articulating and being able to generate language.
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1113. Broca's Area and Hallucinations
Dr. Sukhi Shergill explains that Broca’s area is active during auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia.
2098. Broca's Area
Broca's area is a functionally defined structure in the left frontal lobe of most humans. It is involved mainly in producing speech, writing, and also in language processing and comprehension.
1116. Hallucinations - Inner Speech
Dr. Sukhi Shergill describes some of the problems schizophrenic patients experience in recognizing their own inner speech.
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1129. Frontal Lobe
The frontal lobe is part of the cerebral cortex and is the largest of the brain's structures. It is the main site of so–called 'higher' cognitive functions.
1114. Temporal Lobe Hallucinations
Dr. Sukhi Shergill discusses the role the temporal lobe plays in hallucinations.
854. Einstein's Brain
Einstein's brain, was it different to yours?
1115. Hallucinations - Content (1)
Dr. Sukhi Shergill examines whether the content of hallucinations is important.
1118. Hallucinations - Olfactory, Visual, and Somatic
Dr. Sukhi Shergill describes the different types of hallucinations schizophrenic patients can experience.
853. History of Neuroscience
The evolution of ideas about brain function.