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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Bie?kiewicz, Marta M N; Brandi, Marie-Luise; Goldenberg, Georg; Hughes, Charmayne M L; Hermsdörfer, Joachim 
Title:
The tool in the brain: apraxia in ADL. Behavioral and neurological correlates of apraxia in daily living. 
Abstract:
Humans differ from other animals in the way they can skilfully and precisely operate or invent tools to facilitate their everyday life. Tools have dominated our home, travel and work environment, becoming an integral step for our motor skills development. What happens when the part of the brain responsible for tool use is damaged in our adult life due to a cerebrovascular accident? How does daily life change when we lose the previously mastered ability to make use of the objects around us? How d...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Front Psychol 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
Pages contribution:
353 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik