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inability to recognize objects

usu. damage to temporarl lobe
Associative agnosia
can describe scene/class of objects, but can't recognize them
Associative Visual Agnosia
recognize familiar objects, but can't name them
can recognize individual objects, but not whole group/scene
"can't see the forest for the trees"
Aperceptive agnosia
Patients are unable to distinguish visual shapes and so have trouble recognizing, copying, or discriminating between different visual stimuli; unable to copy images
loss of the ability to execute or carry out learned purposeful movements, despite having the desire and the physical ability to perform the movements
unsteady and clumsy motion of the limbs or torso due to a failure of the gross coordination of muscle movements

damage to cerebellum
aperceptive visual agnosia
can't name object when see it, but can when its placed in hand