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Differential Roles of Ventral and Dorsal Streams for Conceptual and Production-Related Components of Tool Use in Acute Stroke Patients

Markus Martin, Lena Beume, Dorothee Kümmerer, Charlotte S. M. Schmidt, Tobias Bormann, Andrea Dressing, Vera M. Ludwig, Roza M. Umarova, Irina Mader, Michel Rijntjes, Christoph P. Kaller, Cornelius Weiller
2015 Cerebral Cortex  
However, ToolSelect compared with ToolUse deficits were specifically related to damage within ventral stream regions including anterior temporal lobe.  ...  Deficits affecting both the selection of the appropriate recipient for a given tool (ToolSelect, e.g., choosing the nail for the hammer), and the performance of the typical tool-associated action (ToolUse  ...  Conversely, we predicted that the performance of the tool-associated action (ToolUse) would rely comparatively more on the integrity of ventro-dorsal regions such as the IPL, as well as on the dorso-dorsal  ... 
doi:10.1093/cercor/bhv179 pmid:26271112 fatcat:6xk5fo3xv5dafcbdypd5srhylm

The interaction between multimedia data analysis and theory development in design research

Fenna van Nes, Michiel Doorman
2010 Mathematics Education Research Journal  
We propose an integrated model that elucidates the complex process of data analysis by showing how each of the components that are involved in the data analysis procedures feeds into the emerging local  ...  The software can (a) act as a type of mould for organising large amounts of data; (b) contribute to improving the trackability and reliability of the research; and (c) support theory generation and validation  ...  The ToolUse project is also supported by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, project number 4121.04.123. The research is supervised by Prof. K.P.E.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03217557 fatcat:mqqgay6e6nefzannlsff6mmuui

Insights into the neural mechanisms underlying hand praxis: implications for the neurocognitive rehabilitation of apraxia

Jorge Oliveira, Rodrigo Brito
2014 Frontiers in Psychology  
"Intersystemic gestural reorganization" (Luria, 1970) , a method that uses gestures to improve verbal production in aphasic patients, could provide a model to integrate those functions: an intriguing  ...  One possible approach to these treatments could rely on mixed-reality systems that are under development for motor rehabilitation, such as augmented-reality environments that allow users to view a representation  ...  Conflict of Interest Statement: The authors declare that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01380 pmid:25538646 pmcid:PMC4260482 fatcat:yegch77wdfestjhsamazc6rzuu

Tool-use reshapes the boundaries of body and peripersonal space representations

Elisa Canzoneri, Silvia Ubaldi, Valentina Rastelli, Alessandra Finisguerra, Michela Bassolino, Andrea Serino
2013 Experimental Brain Research  
similar to the one of the tool.  ...  These results show that a brief training with a tool induces plastic changes both to the perceived dimensions of the body part acting upon the tool and to the space around it, suggesting a strong overlap  ...  In line with this principle of multisensory integration, we have recently showed that RTs to tactile stimuli progressively decrease as much as the sound is perceived as approaching the body, and conversely  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00221-013-3532-2 pmid:23640106 fatcat:uqikxlqobrb2hoelmthrzqfdv4

The Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIGTM): Creating a Platform for Personalized, Molecular Medicine

K. H Buetow
2008 AACR Education book  
Personalized medicine presents the opportunity to address disease at its fundamental molecular basis, embracing the characteristics of each individual.  ...  To realize this opportunity, an ecosystem that crosscuts existing boundaries in biomedicine and connects individuals, organizations, and institutions must be created.  ...  Acknowledgement Th is piece was created in partnership with by the caBIG TM Documentation and Training Workspace and Communications Team.  ... 
doi:10.1158/aacr.edb-08-8150 fatcat:5ecxwd4jubh3pafqa4bimdhuwi

Extending or projecting peripersonal space with tools? Multisensory interactions highlight only the distal and proximal ends of tools

Nicholas P. Holmes, Gemma A. Calvert, Charles Spence
2004 Neuroscience Letters  
, and is also of great interest to philosophers and behavioural ecologists.  ...  We studied the proposed extension of peripersonal space by tool-use by measuring the effects of three different tool-use tasks on the integration of visual and tactile stimuli at three distances from participants  ...  The proficient use of tools by humans and animals requires the effective integration of multisensory information relating to the body, to the tool(s), and to the space around the body and the tool(s).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neulet.2004.09.024 pmid:15531089 fatcat:47257qlyvbeddgiju5oxbziwl4

Did tool-use evolve with enhanced physical cognitive abilities?

I. Teschke, C. A. F. Wascher, M. F. Scriba, A. M. P. von Bayern, V. Huml, B. Siemers, S. Tebbich
2013 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences  
We would like to thank Klemen Koselj for giving us helpful comments on the statistics and Berenika Mioduszewska, Christian Blum and Irmgard Neumayr for practical help.  ...  To conclude, in the field of comparative cognition, considerable progress has been made by adopting an integrative approach in understanding animal cognition [65] .  ...  The idea is that as tools gained importance in the ecology of early hominids, selection acted upon cognitive abilities to improve their toolusing proficiency [1] .  ... 
doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0418 pmid:24101628 pmcid:PMC4027416 fatcat:zk7lbp4lbrfxtj7oamtzwiarqm

Selection and application of familiar and novel tools in patients with left and right hemispheric stroke: Psychometrics and normative data

Ilka Buchmann, Jennifer Randerath
2017 Cortex  
The study's aim was to present a diagnostic approach which appears more strongly related to actions in daily life in order to sensitize applicants and patients about the relevance of the disorder before  ...  Mechanical problem solving Psychometric properties DILA-S a b s t r a c t Frequently left brain damage (LBD) leads to limb apraxia, a disorder that can affect tooluse.  ...  transfer awarded to Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2017.06.001 pmid:28711817 fatcat:urjkl6pnebctjgiddppvzsnp3i

Page 2306 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 92, Issue 7 [page]

2005 Psychological Abstracts  
Reactions to this approach are discussed.  ...  It is argued that a neural-functionalist approach provides a better framework for integrating behavioral and neurobiological observa- tions. —Journal abstract 19101.  ... 

Tool-use: An open window into body representation and its plasticity

Marie Martel, Lucilla Cardinali, Alice C. Roy, Alessandro Farnè
2016 Cognitive Neuropsychology  
Evidence is emerging for tool-use to affect also more visually and conceptually based representations of the body, such as the Body Image.  ...  More recently, we focused on the modifications tool-use must exert on the sensorimotor system and highlighted plastic changes at the level of the body representation used by the brain to control our movements  ...  These authors, considering tooluse in terms of tool-embodiment, opened the field to studies about prosthetic arms, and the way they are integrated into the body representations, for an optimal sensorimotor  ... 
doi:10.1080/02643294.2016.1167678 pmid:27315277 pmcid:PMC4975077 fatcat:pih626r3vnguxpqv4742gasvrq

Adaptive tool-use strategies for anthropomorphic service robots

Jorg Stuckler, Sven Behnke
2014 2014 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots  
Based on the observation that human tools are specifically designed for the human body, we augment tools with handles that adapt the tool to the specifics of our robot.  ...  We develop methods for perceiving the tools and their end-effectors in RGB-D images. We also describe our control approaches used in our tool-use examples.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors thank the members of team NimbRo@Home for their hard work in preparing and running the RoboCup competition systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/humanoids.2014.7041448 dblp:conf/humanoids/StucklerB14 fatcat:tt6oehj26rfyjkftidylacifgu

Understanding tools: Task-oriented object modeling, learning and recognition

Yixin Zhu, Yibiao Zhao, Song-Chun Zhu
2015 2015 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)  
be grasped by hand; ii) a functional basis to act on a target object (the nut), iii) the imagined actions with typical motion trajectories; and iv) the underlying physical concepts, e.g. force, pressure  ...  in various tasks to achieve generalization.  ...  Acknowledgment The authors thank Dr. Tao Gao and Prof. Josh Tenenbaum for constructive discussions and motivations. The authors also thank Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cvpr.2015.7298903 dblp:conf/cvpr/ZhuZZ15 fatcat:ndkdlcwavvauvhmb6o4k2eknoa

TALM: Tool Augmented Language Models [article]

Aaron Parisi, Yao Zhao, Noah Fiedel
2022 arXiv   pre-print
In this work, we present Tool Augmented Language Models (TALM), combining a text-only approach to augment language models with non-differentiable tools, and an iterative "self-play" technique to bootstrap  ...  Scale alone however cannot enable models to solve tasks that require access to ephemeral, changing, or private data that was unavailable at training time.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Noam Shazeer for early brainstorming on the path towards this work. We also thank Igor Mordatch for discussions and feedback.  ... 
arXiv:2205.12255v1 fatcat:ypwec4ponffxdnuwdybtqsaady

Editorial: Manual Skills, Handedness, and the Organization of Language in the Brain

Gregory Króliczak, Claudia L. R. Gonzalez, David P. Carey
2019 Frontiers in Psychology  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS None of this would be possible without the contributing authors, their study participants, the reviewers, editors, the additional guest editor, funding agencies, and the Frontiers platform  ...  In the line bisection task, performance depends on integration of differently weighted visuospatial hemispheric mechanisms, the motor component of the used hand, and individual laterality factors.  ...  It is also emphasized that representations of language and tooluse skills are rather poorly correlated with handedness.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00930 pmid:31080429 pmcid:PMC6497748 fatcat:m45oq64bunbvxdew6rbkmzhlvy

Process data acquisition: real-time and historical interfaces

Gordon Rice, Richard Moreno, Michael S. King, Frederick M. Proctor
1997 Open Architecture Control Systems and Standards  
Probe Calibration: Data collected from the touch probe is integral to all of the process control steps incorporated in the FMS.  ...  This approach is very expensive when applied to a system like the one in FM&T.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.263371 fatcat:hu6njobptbdehehd2pxaudhnfm
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