The power of simulation: Imagining one's own and other's behavior

  title={The power of simulation: Imagining one's own and other's behavior},
  author={J. Decety and J. Gr{\`e}zes},
  journal={Brain Research},
  • J. Decety, J. Grèzes
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Brain Research
  • A large number of cognitive neuroscience studies point to the similarities in the neural circuits activated during the generation, imagination, as well as observation of one's own and other's behavior. Such findings support the shared representations account of social cognition, which is suggested to provide the basic mechanism for social interaction. Mental simulation may also be a representational tool to understand the self and others. However, successfully navigating these shared… CONTINUE READING
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