The human mirror neuron system: a link between action observation and social skills.

@article{Oberman2007TheHM,
  title={The human mirror neuron system: a link between action observation and social skills.},
  author={L. Oberman and J. Pineda and V. Ramachandran},
  journal={Social cognitive and affective neuroscience},
  year={2007},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={
          62-6
        }
}
The discovery of the mirror neuron system (MNS) has led researchers to speculate that this system evolved from an embodied visual recognition apparatus in monkey to a system critical for social skills in humans. It is accepted that the MNS is specialized for processing animate stimuli, although the degree to which social interaction modulates the firing of mirror neurons has not been investigated. In the current study, EEG mu wave suppression was used as an index of MNS activity. Data were… Expand

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