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Limb Apraxia: A Disorder of Goal-Directed Actions

Anne L. Foundas

in The Roots of Cognitive Neuroscience: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195395549
eISBN:
9780199369201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395549.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology

Apraxia comprises a wide-spectrum of higher order motor disorders that affect the performance of learned skilled movements. This chapter focuses on limb apraxia and the nature of the spatiotemporal ... More


Apraxic and Action-Intentional Disorders Associated With Vascular and Degenerative Dementing Diseases

Kenneth M. Heilman

in Vascular Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, and Mild Cognitive Impairment: Advancing an Integrated Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190634230
eISBN:
9780190634254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634230.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

“Actions speak louder than words.” Although clinician’s behavioral evaluations of dementia most often include assessing episodic memory, declarative memories (e.g., naming and calculating), and ... More


The neuropsychological assessment and treatment of disorders of voluntary movement

Georg Goldenberg

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.020
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter discusses the assessment and treatment of incorrect awkward movements and disturbed voluntary control of motor actions. Incorrect and awkward movements can occur on one or both sides of ... More


Neuropsychology of communicative movements

Pierre Feyereisen

in Gesture, Speech, and Sign

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524519
eISBN:
9780191689215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524519.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The first part of this chapter focuses on the control of action. Apparently simple movements, such as pointing to, holding, or showing how to manipulate an object, involve complex transformations of ... More


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