Activation patterns during action observation are modulated by context in mirror system areas

@article{Molenberghs2012ActivationPD,
  title={Activation patterns during action observation are modulated by context in mirror system areas},
  author={P. Molenberghs and L. Hayward and J. Mattingley and R. Cunnington},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2012},
  volume={59},
  pages={608-615}
}
The role of the mirror system in action understanding has been widely debated. Some authors have suggested that the mirror system plays an important role in action understanding (Rizzolatti and Sinigaglia, 2010), whereas others have claimed that direct evidence to support this view is lacking (Hickok, 2009). If mirror neurons have an active role in action understanding rather than passive visuomotor transformation during action observation, they should respond differently to the observation of… Expand
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