The timing of mentally represented actions.

  title={The timing of mentally represented actions.},
  author={Jean Decety and Marc Jeannerod and C. Prablanc},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
  volume={34 1-2},
The performance of subjects walking blindly to previously inspected visual targets (located at 5, 10 or 15 m from the subjects) was studied in 2 experiments. In Expt. 1, subjects selected as good visual imagers were instructed to build up a mental representation of the target. Then they had to either actually walk or imagine themselves walking to the target. Walking time was measured in both the actual and the mental performance. It was found that subjects took almost exactly the same time in… CONTINUE READING
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