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Real object use facilitates object recognition in semantic agnosia.

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In the present paper we show that, in patients with poor semantic representations, the naming of real objects can improve when naming takes place after patients have been asked to use the objects, compared with when they name the objects either from vision or from touch alone, or together. In addition, the patients were strongly affected by action when required to name objects that were used correctly or incorrectly by the examiner. The data suggest that actions can be cued directly from sens...

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10.1080/13554790802680321

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Neurocase
Volume:
15
Issue:
2
Pages:
135-144
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1465-3656
ISSN:
1355-4794
Source identifiers:
311503
Language:
English
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2013-02-20

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