5 Speech Production and Comprehension: Brain Mechanisms Speech Production ___________________ Difficulty producing or comprehending speech not produced by deafness or a simple motor deficit; caused by brain damage. Broca’s aphasia A form of aphasia characterized by ______________________________________________ ______________________________________.
9 Speech Production and Comprehension: Brain Mechanisms Speech production __________________ One of the usual symptoms of Broca’s aphasia; a difficulty in comprehending or properly employing grammatical devices, such as verb endings (-ed) and ________________. If asked to point to the picture “The horse kicks the cow”, they perform poorly. They omit grammatical markers, and do not understand them as well. They have motor and perceptual deficits involving grammar.