By Martha Taylor Sarno

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Damasio ers, and their seeming selectivity reveals some of the underpinnings of lexical organization (see A. Damasio, 1990; A. Damasio & Damasio, 1992; A. R. Damasio, Damasio, Tranel, & Brandt, 1990; A. R. Damasio & Tranel, 1993; H. Damasio, Grabowski, Tranel, Hichwa, & Damasio, 1996). The designations can have slightly different meanings for different authors, but for most aphasiologists, fluent speech approximates normal speech in terms of the rate of word production, the length of each sentence, the melodic contour of the sentences, and the overall ease of the speaking act.

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1970). Mind, brain, and adaptation in the nineteenth century. Oxford: Oxford University Press (Clarendon). 2 Signs of Aphasia ANTONIO R. DAMASIO This chapter discusses the clinical presentation of the aphasias, the major types, and the principal signs. A discussion of the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of language (and, by extension, a discussion of the physiopathology of the aphasias) is outside the scope of this text. However, the comments on the clinical evidence presented here reflect a particular theoretical perspective on neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and physiopathology, which has been documented elsewhere in detail (A.

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