Neuropsychology.txt

  1. Who pioneered localising human brain function by relating damage to a specific brain area and the loss of a specific cognitive ability? 


    NB: relationships acknowledged BC. 
    • Paul Broca
    • 1860s
    • One syllable patient 'tan' with brain lesion
    • =>Inferior frontal gyrus- speech 
    • Image Upload 1
  2. 'Face blindness' is a common name for the condition....?
    Prosopagnosia

    Pro-so-pag-nosia  Image Upload 2
  3. List things that can cause AMNESIA
    • dementias, head trauma, carbon monoxide intocication, stroke and 
    • auto immune disorders like cancerous tumours.
  4. Name of patient in Amnesia case study?
    Patient H.M.
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Neuropsychology.txt
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Neuropsychology
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