Understanding others' actions and goals by mirror and mentalizing systems: A meta-analysis

Abstract

This meta-analysis explores the role of the mirror and mentalizing systems in the understanding of other people's action goals. Based on over 200 fMRI studies, this analysis demonstrates that the mirror system - consisting of the anterior intraparietal sulcus and the premotor cortex - is engaged when one perceives articulated motions of body parts… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2009.06.009

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@article{Overwalle2009UnderstandingOA, title={Understanding others' actions and goals by mirror and mentalizing systems: A meta-analysis}, author={Frank Van Overwalle and Kris Baetens}, journal={NeuroImage}, year={2009}, volume={48 3}, pages={564-84} }