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The case of the unfamiliar implement: schema-based over-riding of semantic knowledge from objects in everyday action.

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We examined the role of schema knowledge in everyday action by assessing the use of unfamiliar implements by patients with subcortical and frontal lobe damage. Although the patients were relatively good at naming or showing how the unfamiliar implements could be used outside of the task context, the patients omitted using the objects in everyday life tasks more often than control participants--either omitting the action step involving the objects or performing the action using a familiar obje...

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10.1017/S1355617707071585

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS
Volume:
13
Issue:
6
Pages:
1035-1046
Publication date:
2007-11-05
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EISSN:
1469-7661
ISSN:
1355-6177
URN:
uuid:3047c4fb-039f-414a-8c85-5b2f9fadd131
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259889
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pubs:259889

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