Aphasia: The Disorder That Makes You Lose Your Words

  • Published8 Dec 2016
  • Reviewed8 Dec 2016
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  • Source TED

Language is an essential part of our lives that we often take for granted. But, if the delicate web of language networks in your brain became disrupted by stroke, illness, or trauma, you could find yourself truly at a loss for words. Susan Wortman-Jutt details a disorder called aphasia, which can impair all aspects of communication.

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