for "inability to act".
Apraxia is a disturbance
in organisation of voluntary
action, caused by a lesion
in the frontal association area
s do not typically include any weakness or sensory loss
, and simple movements can be made.
Sufferers of apraxia are unable to perform complex
acts involving sequences of muscle
contraction or planned strategy
, such as combing hair.
Other disorders of cortical
association areas include agnosia
, unilateral hemi-neglect
, and alexia