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Ideational action impairments in Alzheimer's disease.

Abstract:

We report data from a group of patients with mild Alzheimer's disease on a range of tasks requiring either stored semantic knowledge about objects (e.g., naming object use) or the execution of action to objects (e.g., miming and using objects). We found that the patients were impaired at miming in response to objects, even when they could describe the object's function. On the other hand, copying gestures was not impaired relative to naming gestures, indicating that an ideomotor deficit in ac...

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10.1016/j.bandc.2006.05.002

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Brain and cognition
Volume:
62
Issue:
3
Pages:
198-205
Publication date:
2006-12-05
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EISSN:
1090-2147
ISSN:
0278-2626
URN:
uuid:e986d144-330a-49c0-84c2-7b169128047d
Source identifiers:
311692
Local pid:
pubs:311692

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