Mirror Neurons

Known as: Mirror Neuron, Neuron, Mirror, Neurons, Mirror 
Neurons that fire when an animal acts or observes the same action of another thus coding the motor response. They were originally discovered in the… (More)
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2010
Review
2010
Debates about the evolution of the 'mirror neuron system' imply that it is an adaptation for action understanding. Alternatively… (More)
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2009
Review
2009
There is a convergence between cognitive models of imitation, constructs derived from social psychology studies on mimicry and… (More)
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2007
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2007
Is it possible to understand the intentions of other people by simply observing their actions? Many believe that this ability is… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
To examine mirror neuron abnormalities in autism, high-functioning children with autism and matched controls underwent fMRI while… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Understanding the intentions of others while watching their actions is a fundamental building block of social behavior. The… (More)
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2005
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2005
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are largely characterized by deficits in imitation, pragmatic language, theory of mind, and… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Many object-related actions can be recognized by their sound. We found neurons in monkey premotor cortex that discharge when the… (More)
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2001
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2001
Various deficits in the cognitive functioning of people with autism have been documented in recent years but these provide only… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
A new class of visuomotor neuron has been recently discovered in the monkey's premotor cortex: mirror neurons. These neurons… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
We recorded electrical activity from 532 neurons in the rostral part of inferior area 6 (area F5) of two macaque monkeys… (More)
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