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  • The study involved taking recordings from a part of the brain called Wernicke's area, at the back of the left temporal lobe, which is involved in speech comprehension.

    Brain activity decoded to play back heard words

  • The operation stimulates the brain's motor cortex and creates a new section between the two language control areas known as Wernicke's area and Broca's area.

    William Klein: Medical Advance Enables McCain to Talk Out of Both Sides of His Mouth

  • The body stores thiamine for 18 to 60 days, and deficiency can lead to cardiovascular problems or wet beriberi, nervous system problems or dry beriberi, or an acute neurological disorder with eye movement problems called Wernicke's encephalopathy.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • He noted that, while many aspects of language and related functions are located in the two parts of the brain’s left hemisphere known as Wernicke’s area and Broca’s area, the right-brain counterparts to these areas are nowadays largely dormant.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Thus, some patients who have suffered one particular sort of damage to the brain an injury to that part of the brain known as Wernicke’s area have been found to be capable of speech of a sort, but they experience difficulty in producing nouns when they speak.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Similarly, we know that alcoholics become “crazy” with a condition known as Wernicke’s encephalopathy from vitamin B1 or thiamine deficiency, which can be cured by giving them a vitamin.

    The UltraMind Solution

  • According to the classical neurological model of language, Broca's Area is involved in speech production, and Wernicke's Area, which is located in the temporal lobe, is required for speech comprehension.

    Brain activity decoded to play back heard words

  • Wernicke was still distressed by how this first real-world tiltrotor was likely to turn out.

    The Dream Machine

  • As Wernicke saw it, the military was buying this tiltrotor for the wrong mission.

    The Dream Machine

  • That was the advantage of a tiltrotor, the way Wernicke and others at Bell saw it.

    The Dream Machine

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