Cortical Mechanisms of Human Imitation

Abstract

How does imitation occur? How can the motor plans necessary for imitating an action derive from the observation of that action? Imitation may be based on a mechanism directly matching the observed action onto an internal motor representation of that action (“direct matching hypothesis”). To test this hypothesis, normal human participants were asked to… (More)

2 Figures and Tables

Topics

  • Blog articles referencing this paper

  • Presentations referencing similar topics