AUTOTOPAGNOSIA

n. refers to the inability to recognize, name, or point to specific parts of the body. It is a type of agnosia that results from lesions occurring between the parietal lobe and thalamus. Also known as autopagnosia- somatopagnosia.

AUTOTOPAGNOSIA: "A person showing signs of autotopagnosia was unable to point to the wrist on his or her own body or the wrist on another body. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUTOTOPAGNOSIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/autotopagnosia/ (accessed October 23, 2020).
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