The nature of tactile agnosia: A case study

  title={The nature of tactile agnosia: A case study},
  author={C. Reed and R. Caselli},
  • C. Reed, R. Caselli
  • Published 1994
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychologia
  • A chronic tactile agnosic with a small, MRI-documented left inferior parietal infarction underwent detailed somesthetic testing to assess (1) the acquisition of sensory data, (2) the manipulation of somatosensory percept and its association with previous knowledge, and (3) recognition occurring at a deeper taxonomic level. Results suggest that tactile agnosia can arise from faulty high-level perceptual processes, but that the ability to associate tactually defined objects and object parts with… CONTINUE READING

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