Gestural imitation and limb apraxia in corticobasal degeneration.

  title={Gestural imitation and limb apraxia in corticobasal degeneration.},
  author={Jennifer E Salter and Eric A. Roy and Sandra E. Black and Anish Joshi and Quincy J. Almeida},
  journal={Brain and cognition},
  volume={55 2},
Limb apraxia is a common symptom of corticobasal degeneration (CBD). While previous research has shown that individuals with CBD have difficulty imitating transitive (tool-use actions) and intransitive non-representational gestures (nonsense actions), intransitive representational gestures (actions without a tool) have not been examined. In the current study, eight individuals with CBD and eight age-matched healthy adults performed transitive, intransitive representational and intransitive non… CONTINUE READING