Perception of actions performed by external agents presupposes knowledge about the relationship between action and effect

@article{Raos2016PerceptionOA,
  title={Perception of actions performed by external agents presupposes knowledge about the relationship between action and effect},
  author={Vassilis Raos and Helen E. Savaki},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2016},
  volume={132},
  pages={261-273}
}
We used the (14)C-deoxyglucose method to reveal changes in activity, in the lateral sulcus of monkeys, elicited by reaching-to-grasp in the light or in the dark and by observation of the same action executed by an external agent. Both visually-guided execution and observation of the same action activated the secondary somatosensory cortex, the ventral… CONTINUE READING