Thursday, November 8, 2007

Broca's area
Broca's area is a section of the human brain that is involved in language processing, speech production and comprehension. It is located in the opercular and triangular sections of the inferior frontal gyrus of the frontal lobe of the cortex. Broca's and Wernicke's areas are found unilaterally in the brain. Broca's area is named after the 19th century physician Paul Broca.
It comprises Brodmann area 44,

Broca's area Aphasia

arcuate fasciculus
expressive aphasia
human brain
pars opercularis
pars triangularis
Wernicke's area

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