C. D. Vargas

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Animal and human studies have shown that the parietal and the ventral premotor cortices constitute the neural substrate of the so-called mirror system. The word "mirror" originally referred to the discovery of neurons in non-human primates whose visual response echoes their motor response. This account proposes that action understanding and imitation depend(More)
  • P. O. Esteves, L. A. S. Oliveira, A. A. Nogueira-Campos, G. Saunier, T. Pozzo, J. M. Oliveira +3 others
  • 2016
The basic underpinnings of homeostatic behavior include interacting with positive items and avoiding negative ones. As the planning aspects of goal-directed actions can be inferred from their movement features, we investigated the kinematics of interacting with emotion-laden stimuli. Participants were instructed to grasp emotion-laden stimuli and bring them(More)
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