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Apraxia is a symptom of cerebral lesions that has puzzled clinicians and researchers for some 100 years. This book is the first to give a comprehensive account of clinical and experimental findings on all manifestations of apraxia as well as of the history and the philosophical underpinning of theories on apraxiaWe interpreted this dissociation as indicating that coffee making depended strongly on semantic knowledge whereas problem solving by trial and error was crucial for fixing the ... Both the coffee maker and the tape recorder put mechanical constraints on their manipulation. ... They may emerge from verbally acquired instructions for use and their structure resembles the syntactical structure of language.

Author:Georg Goldenberg
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2013-07-04


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