Paul BROCA

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Physician

FrenchBorn Paul BROCA

French physician, anatomist and anthropologist

Born on June 28, 1824 in Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, Gironde , France

Died on July 09, 1880 in Paris , France

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He is best known for his research on Broca's area, a region of the frontal lobe that is named after him. Broca's area is involved with language. His work revealed that the brains of patients suffering from aphasia contained lesions in a particular part of the cortex, in the left frontal region.



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