The Multiple Functions of Sensory-motor Representations

The Multiple Functions of Sensory-motor Representations

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The papers in this volume consider the role of sensory-motor processes and their neural structures in higher cognitive functions such as visual and motor imagery, iconic memory and temporal judgment. The evidence brought to bear on this issue comes from behavioral studies of brain-damaged subjects and fMRI and TMS studies with normal subjects. The issue also includes several theoretical reviews and discussions.However, these connections do not seem to differ in ways other than in their overall wiring diagram: Their layers of origin and ... may have evolved for reasons other than language, such as number processing, navigation, or social relations. In a related analysis, Daniele Amati (personal communication) wonders what could be a component that distinguishes COGNITIVE NEUROPSYCHOLOGY, 2005, anbsp;...

Title:The Multiple Functions of Sensory-motor Representations
Author:Raffaella I. Rumiati, Alfonso Caramazza
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2005


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