Université de Fribourg

inter- and intrahemispheric dissociations in ideomotor apraxia: a large-Scale lesion–symptom mapping study in subacute brain-damaged patients

Manuel, Aurelie L. ; Radman, Narges ; Mesot, Delphine ; Chouiter, Leila ; Clarke, Stephanie ; Annoni, Jean-Marie ; Spierer, Lucas

In: Cerebral Cortex, 2012, p. -

Pantomimes of object use require accurate representations of movements and a selection of the most task-relevant gestures. Prominent models of praxis, corroborated by functional neuroimaging studies, predict a critical role for left parietal cortices in pantomime and advance that these areas store representations of tool use. In contrast, lesion data points to the involvement of left inferior...