Prashanth Kumar Sanskrit is really amazing language. I would also make the case for a connection between the sanskrit words agni and jna,,as light, which fire is the source of, is always connected with the ability to know or perceive,,light is often metaphorically used for consciousness.
You may have noticed it in reading the blog or my comment replies—my tendency to skip over a small but necessary word when I write. This is more than a simple problem with typos, which I can easily catch and fix when proofreading. Until now, that is!
Aphasia is a disruption in expressive or receptive language. It can be as severe as a complete loss of understanding of language, including the inability to speak or think in words.
However, milder forms of aphasia are characterized by: The missing words are small but important, like not, an and the. I need to proofread multiple times to catch them, often in an alternative format, because my brain likes to help me out by pretending the missing word exists and skimming right over the omission.
I sometimes use the wrong word without noticing. In writing, it tends to be a word that is close in spelling or sound, though not necessarily in meaning, like bring instead of brain.
When speaking, my substitutions are more entertaining. For example, last night The Scientist was using a kitchen towel to clean up a mess. He looked at the towel and frowned. I have trouble with retrieving words, especially names of people and things: All I have is a blank—a tangible, almost physical hole in my mind where newspaper should be.
Is Aphasia the Answer? If this is indeed mild aphasia, then I finally have an explanation for some minor but annoying language difficulties. Perhaps my auditory processing delay is a form of receptive aphasia?
Our issues with processing spoken language are widely known. The missing word problem, though? Does anyone else experience that to the degree that I do? Eager to learn more than what Sacks presents in his brief chapter, I Googled aphasia and instantly regretted it. My language glitches have become frequent enough in the last years that I can no longer ignore them.
The struggle to retrieve words. The odd, unpredictable substitutions. The Scientist says that my receptive language difficulties seem to have gotten worse in the past year too. And this is where I think it pays to stop Googling and back slowly away from the neurology textbook. There may be others that I missed.The 1, Words used by Voice of America's Special English Announcers).
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Category Archives: mixing up letters Mixing up little words. Does she stick in articles (a, an, and the) where they don’t belong, or omit them entirely? Dyslexia is the most common learning disability, affecting about five percent of American children.
For example, you may get your words mixed up once in a while and not that often, get them mixed up off and on, or get them mixed up all the time. This mixing up words when speaking anxiety symptom may precede, accompany, or follow an escalation of other anxiety sensations and symptoms, or .
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