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Apraxia: The Cognitive side of motor control

Georg Goldenberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199591510
eISBN:
9780191756344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591510.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The concept of apraxia was shaped by the German psychiatrist Hugo Liepmann some 100 years ago. He suggested that fibers connecting posterior brain regions to the motor cortex are the anatomical ... More


Action Science: Foundations of an Emerging Discipline

Wolfgang Prinz, Miriam Beisert, and Arvid Herwig (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018555
eISBN:
9780262312974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018555.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The emerging field of action science is characterized by a diversity of theoretical and methodological approaches which share the basic functional belief that evolution has optimized cognitive ... More


Imitation: A direct route from vision to action?

in Apraxia: The Cognitive side of motor control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199591510
eISBN:
9780191756344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591510.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Liepmann’s idea that imitation probes the transposition of a correct image of the intended action into appropriate motor command has been falsified by the observation of patients who fail imitation ... More


Body part specificity

in Apraxia: The Cognitive side of motor control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199591510
eISBN:
9780191756344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591510.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Whereas defective imitation of hand postures is bound to left-hemisphere lesions, finger and leg postures are also disturbed by right-hemisphere lesions. This chapter proposes that body part ... More


Apraxia in left-handers

in Apraxia: The Cognitive side of motor control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199591510
eISBN:
9780191756344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591510.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

In typical right-handers apraxia is predominantly bound to left-hemisphere lesions. This lateralization corresponds with that of language and that of motor control of the dominant hand. In ... More


Callosal apraxia and intermanual conflict

in Apraxia: The Cognitive side of motor control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199591510
eISBN:
9780191756344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591510.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The renaissance of the localizing approach to brain function was accompanied by a rediscovery of the reality of unilateral apraxia after destruction of the corpus callosum. Whereas apraxia for ... More


A Comparison of Neonatal Imitation Abilities in Human and Macaque Infants

Pier F. Ferrari, Annika Paukner and Stephen J. Suomi

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Human infants are capable of imitating facial gestures such as mouth opening and tongue protrusion within the first days if not hours of life. The discovery that neonatal imitation can also be ... More


Origins of Social Cognition: Bidirectional Self-Other Mapping and the “Like-Me” Hypothesis

Andrew N. Meltzoff

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The “Like-Me” developmental hypothesis suggests that perceiving others as like me is a social primitive. The new empirical research shows that the core sense of similarity to others is not the ... More


Overimitation and the Development of Causal Understanding

Derek E. Lyons and Frank C. Keil

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the phenomenon of overimitation: the tendency of young children to copy all of an adult model's actions, even components that are clearly irrelevant for the task at hand. When ... More


Empathy without Isomorphism: A Phenomenological Account

Dan Zahavi and Søren Overgaard

in Empathy: From Bench to Bedside

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016612
eISBN:
9780262298612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016612.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the concept of empathy and its relevance in interpersonal understanding. It presents the concept of empathy from the viewpoint of philosopher Theodore Lipps, who talks about ... More


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