Mechanisms of self-other representations and vicarious experiences of touch in mirror-touch synesthesia

@inproceedings{Banissy2013MechanismsOS,
  title={Mechanisms of self-other representations and vicarious experiences of touch in mirror-touch synesthesia},
  author={Michael J. Banissy and Jamie Ward},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2013}
}
In recent years several studies have documented a near-universal tendency to vicariously represent the actions and sensations of others (e.g., see Keysers and Gazzola, 2009 for review). For example, observing another person experiencing pain activates neural regions involved in experiencing pain (e.g., Singer et al., 2004; Avenanti et al., 2005) or observing somebody being touched recruits regions of the somatosensory cortex involved in experiencing touch (e.g., Keysers et al., 2004, 2010… CONTINUE READING
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