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Functional Specialization within Rostral Prefrontal Cortex (Area 10): A Meta-analysis
We investigate the possibility that there are functional subdivisions within this region by conducting a meta-analysis of 104 functional neuroimaging studies using positron emission tomography/functional magnetic resonance imaging. Expand
Inhibition of imitative behaviour and social cognition
There is converging evidence that the observation of an action activates a corresponding motor representation in the observer through a ‘mirror-matching’ mechanism. However, research on such ‘sharedExpand
Investigating Action Understanding: Inferential Processes versus Action Simulation
In our daily life, we continuously monitor others' behaviors and interpret them in terms of goals, intentions, and reasons. Despite their central importance for predicting and interpreting eachExpand
Control of shared representations relies on key processes involved in mental state attribution
Action observation leads to the automatic activation of the corresponding motor representation in the observer through “mirror‐matching.” This constitutes a “shared representational system,” which isExpand
Hyperimitation of Actions Is Related to Reduced Understanding of Others' Minds in Autism Spectrum Conditions
BACKGROUND Anecdotal evidence has noted that individuals with autism spectrum conditions (ASC) frequently exhibit heightened spontaneous imitative behavior, with symptoms of echolalia and echopraxia.Expand
Resisting motor mimicry: Control of imitation involves processes central to social cognition in patients with frontal and temporo-parietal lesions
Perception and execution of actions share a common representational and neural substrate and thereby facilitate unintentional motor mimicry. Controlling automatic imitation is therefore a crucialExpand
Differential functions of lateral and medial rostral prefrontal cortex (area 10) revealed by brain-behavior associations.
We analyzed the behavioral data from 104 neuroimaging studies using positron emission tomography or functional magnetic resonance imaging that reported activation peaks in rostral prefrontal cortexExpand
Was it me or was it you? How the sense of agency originates from ideomotor learning revealed by fMRI
We tested whether a sense of agency develops from learning action-effect associations, which compare predicted and actual action-effects. Expand
Neural Correlates of Overcoming Interference from Instructed and Implemented Stimulus–Response Associations
One of the major evolutionary advances of human primates in the motor domain is their ability to use verbal instructions to guide their behavior. Despite this fundamental role of verbal informationExpand
Minimizing motor mimicry by myself: Self-focus enhances online action-control mechanisms during motor contagion
Ideomotor theory of human action control proposes that activation of a motor representation can occur either through internally-intended or externally-perceived actions. Critically, sometimes theseExpand