Raffaele Tucciarelli

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UNLABELLED Understanding other people's actions is a fundamental prerequisite for social interactions. Whether action understanding relies on simulating the actions of others in the observers' motor system or on the access to conceptual knowledge stored in nonmotor areas is strongly debated. It has been argued previously that areas that play a crucial role(More)
To be able to interact with our environment, we need to transform incoming sensory information into goal-directed motor outputs. Whereas our ability to plan an appropriate movement based on sensory information appears effortless and simple, the underlying brain dynamics are still largely unknown. Here we used magnetoencephalography (MEG) to investigate this(More)
INTRODUCTION In everyday life, we continuously interact with other individuals. Understanding actions of other people, i.e., the ability to distinguish between different actions, such as passing over vs. threatening someone with a knife, has been crucial for the survival of our species and is a fundamental capability for our social interactions.(More)
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