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Motor Simulation in a Memory Task: Evidence from Rock Climbing

@inproceedings{Pezzulo2010MotorSI,
  title={Motor Simulation in a Memory Task: Evidence from Rock Climbing},
  author={G. Pezzulo and L. Barca and A. Bocconi and A. Borghi},
  year={2010}
}
Motor Simulation in a Memory Task: Evidence from Rock Climbing Giovanni Pezzulo (giovanni.pezzulo@cnr.it) Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale ‘Antonio Zampolli’, CNR - Pisa, Italy Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie della Cognizione, CNR – Roma, Italy Laura Barca (laura.barca@istc.cnr.it) Neuroscience and Neurorehabilitation Department, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesu - IRCCS Santa Marinella (Rome), Italy Alessandro Lamberti Bocconi Facolta di Scienze Motorie, Universita degli Studi dell… Expand

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