Chapter 13. Language. http://www.intersolinc.com/newsletters/images/Language%20Tree.gif. Paul Broca and “Tan”. In 1861, Broca examined a patient nicknamed “Tan,” after the syllable he said most often. The area of damage in Tan’s case is now known as “Broca’s area.”.
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Speech is fluent, but meaningless.
Comprehension is very poor.
Sound substitutions are common.
Repetition is poor.
Damage to Broca’s area.
Speech is not fluent.
Comprehension is affected, but good.
Repetition is very poor.Broca’s and Wernicke’s Aphasia
Thompson et al., 2001