The observation of manual grasp actions affects the control of speech: a combined behavioral and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation study.

@article{Gentilucci2009TheOO,
  title={The observation of manual grasp actions affects the control of speech: a combined behavioral and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation study.},
  author={Maurizio Gentilucci and Giovanna Cristina Campione and Riccardo Dalla Volta and Paolo Bernardis},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2009},
  volume={47 14},
  pages={3190-202}
}
Does the mirror system affect the control of speech? This issue was addressed in behavioral and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) experiments. In behavioral experiment 1, participants pronounced the syllable /da/ while observing (1) a hand grasping large and small objects with power and precision grasps, respectively, (2) a foot interacting with large… CONTINUE READING