Social Perception : Understanding Other People ’ s Intentions and Emotions through their Actions

@inproceedings{Grzes2008SocialP,
  title={Social Perception : Understanding Other People ’ s Intentions and Emotions through their Actions},
  author={Julie Gr{\`e}zes and B{\'e}atrice de Gelder},
  year={2008}
}
Humans are adapted to living in social groups with complex patterns of social interactions. Understanding the meaning of other people’s behavior is an essential aspect of human communication, and a large amount of our daily life is spent watching and interpreting the actions of others (Barresi & Moore, 1996). The neural mechanism underlying our ability to represent others’ goals by the mere observation of their motor actions has been the target of considerable research. Behavioral experiments… CONTINUE READING
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