Lack of Automatic Imitation in Newly Sighted Individuals.

  title={Lack of Automatic Imitation in Newly Sighted Individuals.},
  author={Ayelet McKyton and Itay Ben-Zion and Ehud Zohary},
  journal={Psychological science},
  volume={29 2},
Viewing a hand action performed by another person facilitates a response-compatible action and slows a response-incompatible one, even when the viewed action is irrelevant to the task. This automatic imitation effect is taken as the clearest evidence for a direct mapping between action viewing and motor performance. But there is an ongoing debate whether… CONTINUE READING