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emotional cognition

the ability to recognize and interpret the emotions of others, notably from such cues as facial expression and voice tone, and to interpret one’s own feelings correctly. Impairment of emotional cognition is associated with a range of psychological conditions, notably Asperger’s disorder.

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March 2nd 2024

motor speech disorder

motor speech disorder

any of several communication disorders arising from inaccurate production of speech sounds because of lack of strength or coordination of the muscles involved in speaking, as occurs in cerebellar ataxia or Parkinson’s disease.