Embodied simulation: From neurons to phenomenal experience

@article{Gallese2005EmbodiedSF,
  title={Embodied simulation: From neurons to phenomenal experience},
  author={Vittorio Gallese},
  journal={Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={4},
  pages={23-48}
}
  • V. Gallese
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • Psychology
  • Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences
The same neural structures involved in the unconscious modeling of our acting body in space also contribute to our awareness of the lived body and of the objects that the world contains. Neuroscientific research also shows that there are neural mechanisms mediating between the multi-level personal experience we entertain of our lived body, and the implicit certainties we simultaneously hold about others. Such personal and body-related experiential knowledge enables us to understand the actions… 
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