Seeing, acting, understanding: motor resonance in language comprehension.

  title={Seeing, acting, understanding: motor resonance in language comprehension.},
  author={Rolf A. Zwaan and Lawrence J. Taylor},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. General},
  volume={135 1},
Observing actions and understanding sentences about actions activates corresponding motor processes in the observer-comprehender. In 5 experiments, the authors addressed 2 novel questions regarding language-based motor resonance. The 1st question asks whether visual motion that is associated with an action produces motor resonance in sentence comprehension. The 2nd question asks whether motor resonance is modulated during sentence comprehension. The authors' experiments provide an affirmative… 

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