Art & Vitamins [Show Notes]

Episode 75 – Art & Vitamins

Temporal lobe lesions can lead to dyslexia.

Receptive aphasia: can’t receive or translate speech meaning

Word deafness: words are only noise

Temporal lobe lesions can also lead to deafness.  The ears are fine, but the wires that translate input as sound are damaged. (Possibly what happened to Helen Keller).

Callbacks:  Meningitis    Brain Bleeds

Prospoagnosia = facial blindness
– Chuck Close

Clinical apathy: you forget how to feel

Anterograde amnesia: can’t make new memories
Retrograde amnesia: can’t recall past memories
Situational amnesia: self-preservation from trauma

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
– Vitamin B-1 (Thiamine) deficiency – alcoholics; careless vegetarian/vegan diets
– Lose ability to walk, talk, and remember

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