Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Action naming is impaired in Parkinson disease patients
Author: Rodríguez-Ferreiro, Javier
Menéndez, M.
Ribacoba, R.
Cuetos Vega, Fernando
Keywords: Malaltia de Parkinson
Trastorns de la cognició
Conducta verbal
Parkinson's disease
Cognition disorders
Verbal behavior
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Abstract: In order to explore the possible contribution of the motor system to the representation of verbs, we studied the relative preservation of the capacity of Parkinson disease patients to name matched sets of object and action pictures. The performance of this group of participants was compared with that of a group of healthy seniors, and a group of Alzheimer disease patients. Generalized linear mixed-effects analyses showed that, whereas the two control groups had similar accuracy scores in response to objects and actions, Parkinson disease patients presented a significant impairment in their capacity to name actions compared to objects. The results of this study support the idea that verb representations are grounded in neural networks to which brain areas involved in motor control contribute.
Note: Versió postprint del document publicat a:
It is part of: Neuropsychologia, 2009, vol. 47, num. 14, p. 3271-3274
Related resource:
ISSN: 0028-3932
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Cognició, Desenvolupament i Psicologia de l'Educació)

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
596108.pdf116.49 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.