Action comprehension in aphasia: linguistic and non-linguistic deficits and their lesion correlates.

@article{Saygin2004ActionCI,
  title={Action comprehension in aphasia: linguistic and non-linguistic deficits and their lesion correlates.},
  author={Ayse Pinar Saygin and Stephen M. Wilson and Nina F. Dronkers and Elizabeth Bates},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={42 13},
  pages={1788-804}
}
We tested aphasic patients' comprehension of actions to examine processing deficits in the linguistic and non-linguistic domains and their lesion correlates. Twenty-nine left-hemisphere injured patients and 18 age-matched control subjects matched pictured actions (with the objects missing) or their linguistic equivalents (printed sentences with the object… CONTINUE READING