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Colour processing disorders have been investigated considering colours as items to be discriminated by hue or semantically linked to objects.
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Colour Semantics


Colour Semantics

Scotti G, Spinnler H (1970) Colour-imperception in unilateral brain- damaged patients. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 33:22-28 *

De Renzi E, Faglioni P, Scotti G, Spinnler H (1972) Impairment of color sorting behaviour after hemispheric damage: An experimental study with the Holmgren skein test. Cortex 8: 147-163

Capitani E, Scotti G, Spinnler H (1978) Color imperception in patients with focal excisions of the cerebral hemispheres. Neuropsychologia 16: 491-496 *

De Renzi E, Spinnler H (1967) Impaired performance on color tasks in patients with hemispheric damage. Cortex 3: 194-216 *

Boller F, Spinnler H (1967) Visual memory for colors in patients with unilateral brain-damage. Cortex 3: 395-405

Faglioni P, Scotti G, Spinnler H (1970) Colouring drawing impairment following unilateral brain damage. Brain Research 24: 546-547

Spinnler H (1971) Deficit in associating figures and colours in brain-damaged patients. Brain Research 31: 361-362

De Renzi E, Faglioni P, Scotti G, Spinnler H (1972) Impairment in associating colour to form concomitant with aphasia. Brain 95: 293-304

Basso A, Faglioni P, Spinnler H (1976) Non-verbal color impairment of aphasics. Neuropsychologia 4: 183-193

Basso A, Capitani E, Luzzatti C, Spinnler H, Zanobio E (1985) Different basic components in the performance of Broca’s and Wernicke’s aphasics on the Colour-Figure Matching Test. Neuropsychologia 23: 51-59

Della Sala S, Kinnear P, Spinnler H, Stangalino C (2000) Color-to-Figure matching in Alzheimer’s disease. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology 15: 571-585

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Updated to July 2011