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- In the frontal lobe of the brain
- Frontal Broca
- Broca’s aphasia is expressive aphasia
- Patient understands things but cannot talk well
- In the temporal lobe of the brain
- Temporal Wernicke
- Wernicke’s aphasia is receptive aphasia
- Affectionately known as “word salad”
- Patient says fluent gibberish but does not understand things
- Both are usually on the left side
- Connected by the arcuate fasciculus nerve fibres
- THE BRAIN FROM TOP TO BOTTOM. (n.d.). BROCA’S AREA , WERNICKE’S AREA, AND OTHER LANGUAGE-PROCESSING AREAS IN THE BRAIN. [online] Available at: http://thebrain.mcgill.ca/flash/d/d_10/d_10_cr/d_10_cr_lan/d_10_cr_lan.html [Accessed 26 Aug. 2018].