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3. Action Observation and Execution Network: An Extended View

Action Observation and Execution Network: An Extended View
Pages 94-109
Rozzi, S., Gerbella, M. and Rizzolatti, G.

Abstract:

The mirror mechanism is a basic mechanism that transforms sensory representations of others' behaviours into one's own motor or visceromotor representations concerning that behaviour. In this review, we examine the different functions of the mirror mechanism according to its location in the brain, with particular emphasis on recent data concerning the prefrontal cortex and the emotional centres.

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