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What type of aphasia affects the ability to take jokes figuratively?
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Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Metaphor
Aphasia is defined by language properties: http://www.
Tandfonline.Com/doi/abs/10.1080/10926488.2001.9678900. Understanding figurative terms is in psycholinguistics: http://www.Tandfonline.Com/doi/abs/10.1207/s15327868ms1101_1. Another way is to look at language versus linguistics: http://www.Nsf.Gov/news/special_reports/linguistics/intro.Jsp. Or define metaphor: http://www.Qualitative-research.

In brief: Metaphor
Aphasia is defined by language properties: http://www.
Tandfonline.Com/doi/abs/10.1080/10926488.2001.9678900. Understanding figurative terms is in psycholinguistics: http://www.Tandfonline.Com/doi/abs/10.1207/s15327868ms1101_1. Another way is to look at language versus linguistics: http://www.Nsf.Gov/news/special_reports/linguistics/intro.Jsp. Or define metaphor: http://www.Qualitative-research.
Dr. Peter Glusker
Dr. Peter Glusker
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Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Metaphors
Or another approach is to study neurolinguistics to understand these frontiers: http://en.
Wikipedia.Org/wiki/neurolinguistics.

In brief: Metaphors
Or another approach is to study neurolinguistics to understand these frontiers: http://en.
Wikipedia.Org/wiki/neurolinguistics.
Dr. Peter Glusker
Dr. Peter Glusker
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