Where are the Broca's and Wernicke's area?
Besides, what is the difference between Broca's and Wernicke's area?
Broca's area is the motor speech area and it helps in movements required to produce speech. This is called Broca's aphasia. Wernicke's area, which is located in the parietal and temporal lobe, is the sensory area. It helps in understanding speech and using the correct words to express our thoughts.
Subsequently, question is, what role does Broca's area and Wernicke's area play? When it comes to the functions, shortly, we can say that the Wernicke's area is responsible for language understanding/comprehension, the Broca's area is responsible for producing speech, i.e. communicating our thoughts, while the angular gyrus, is responsible for using sensory information as an important part of
Also question is, where is the Wernicke's area located?
Wernicke's area is classically located in the posterior section of the superior temporal gyrus (STG) in the (most commonly) left cerebral hemisphere. This area encircles the auditory cortex on the lateral sulcus (the part of the brain where the temporal lobe and parietal lobe meet).
Which part of the brain is affected by Wernicke's aphasia?
This triangular area (area located around Sylvian fissure) is where language is located in the brain. The two main language areas are Broca's area, which is located in the frontal lobe, and Wernicke's area, which is located in the temporal lobe. Damage to Broca's area results in Broca's aphasia.