Modality-specific and supramodal mechanisms of apraxia.

  title={Modality-specific and supramodal mechanisms of apraxia.},
  author={Ennio De Renzi and Pietro Faglioni and P. Sorgato},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={105 Pt 2},
This study investigated the relation of apraxia to the nature of the stimulus which is given to elicit the gesture. Patients were required to perform a movement imitation test and to demonstrate the use of the same ten objects, once on verbal command, once with the object shown but not handled, and once with the object handled but not seen. One set of comparisons concerned the performance on two tasks involving the visual modality, movement imitation and use of objects presented visually… CONTINUE READING

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