Deficit in Evaluating Pre-Determinated Sequences of Script Events in Patients with Parkinson's Disease

@article{Zalla1998DeficitIE,
  title={Deficit in Evaluating Pre-Determinated Sequences of Script Events in Patients with Parkinson's Disease},
  author={Tiziana Zalla and A. Sirigu and Bernard Pillon and Bruno Dubois and Yves Agid},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={1998},
  volume={34},
  pages={621-627}
}
The purpose of the present study was to assess how the striato-frontal system contributes to the manipulation of goal-directed actions. We studied a group of ten patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) in order to investigate which aspects of action knowledge processing are impaired and to define the conditions under which the deficits may occur. PD patients committed errors of sequence and inserted distractors in tasks that required them to order pre-determined events belonging to a given… CONTINUE READING
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