APRACTAGNOSIA

refers to an impaired ability to organize, remember, and/or perform a sequence of movements or skilled motor activities. May also refer to deficits in the ability to analyze spatial relationships. The condition may be due to lesions in the lower part of the occipital and parietal lobes of the brain. Also known as spatial apractagnosia.

APRACTAGNOSIA: "A person suffering with apractagnosia struggles to perform a series of instructions due to memory and organizational deficits - for example, getting dressed in an appropriate order. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "APRACTAGNOSIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/apractagnosia/ (accessed September 18, 2020).
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