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Imitation and Mirror Neuron Information

Imitation and Mirror Neuron Information


Perspectives on Imitation: From Neuroscience to Social Science – Volume 1: Mechanisms of Imitation and Imitation in Animals (MIT Press) Paperback – February 18, 2005
By: Susan Hurley

Leading researchers across a range of disciplines provide a state-of-the-art view of imitation, integrating the latest findings and theories with reviews of seminal work, and revealing why imitation is a topic of such intense current scientific interest.

Perspectives on Imitation: From Neuroscience to Social Science – Volume 2: Imitation, Human Development, and Culture (MIT Press) Paperback – February 18, 2005
By: Susan Hurley

Leading researchers across a range of disciplines provide a state-of-the-art view of imitation, integrating the latest findings and theories with reviews of seminal work, and revealing why imitation is a topic of such intense current scientific interest.



Imitation, Empathy, and Mirror Neurons (Annual Review of Psychology Book 60) Kindle Edition
By: Marco Iacoboni

There is a convergence between cognitive models of imitation, constructs derived from social psychology studies on mimicry and empathy, and recent empirical findings from the neurosciences. The ideomotor framework of human actions assumes a common representational format for action and perception that facilitates imitation.

Mirrors in the Brain: How Our Minds Share Actions, Emotions, and Experience
By: Giacomo Rizzolatti & Corrado Sinigaglia

This book provides, for the first time, a systematic overview of mirror neurons, written by the man who first discovered them. Written in a highly accessible style, that conveys something of the excitement of this groundbreaking theory, Mirrors in the Brain is the definitive account of one the major scientific discoveries of the past 50 years.


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