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involved in language comprehension Function: language comprehension Damage: Wernicke's asphasia: people say the wrong word when talking
receives tactile information from the body Function: sensory processing and integration Damage: difficulties in perceiving touch and failure to recognize objects by touch, phantom limb pain
critical to initiating motor movements Function: coordination oand initiation of motor movement Damage: speech impairments, distortions of body image, motor-learning deficits
left frontal lobe. Function: production of spoken and written language & language comprehension Damage: broca's aphasia (inability to express language), halting speech, repetitive speech