Can segregation within the semantic system account for category-specific deficits?

@article{Phillips2002CanSW,
  title={Can segregation within the semantic system account for category-specific deficits?},
  author={Jacqueline A Phillips and Uta Noppeney and Glyn W. Humphreys and Cathy J. Price},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2002},
  volume={125 Pt 9},
  pages={2067-80}
}
Functional neuroimaging was used to investigate the extent to which category-specific semantic deficits in patients can be accounted for in terms of the demands placed on neural systems underlying different types of semantic knowledge. Unlike previous functional imaging studies of category specificity, we used a factorial design that crossed category (tools and fruits) with tasks requiring retrieval of either action or perceptual (real life size) knowledge. The presentation of tools relative to… CONTINUE READING

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