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The Apraxias

  • Norman Geschwind
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 16)

Abstract

The apraxias have a special importance in the history of callosal syndromes, since it was the study of these disorders which led Liepmann to his remarkable analyses of syndromes of disconnection. The apraxias represent today that group of disorders of the higher functions which are best understood anatomically. The paper reprinted here represents a fairly elementary summary of the material in ‘Disconnexion syndromes in animals and man’. Since the publication of this paper I have had the opportunity to develop my ideas much more extensively. A much more complete discussion will appear in a future publication.

Keywords

Motor Cortex Left Hemisphere Association Cortex Verbal Command Arcuate Fasciculus 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norman Geschwind
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  1. 1.Harvard Medical SchoolUSA

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