Here is the second set of readings for our MN course, These are the early empirical demonstrations of MN in the monkey. We are bit behind schedule because (i) I was out of town last week, and (ii) the CNS meeting this week. Our plan is to discuss the MN review paper (Reading Set #1), and the papers below next week. I will post a discussion summary of the Motor Theory of Speech Perception shortly.
di Pellegrino G, Fadiga L, Fogassi L, Gallese V, Rizzolatti G.
Understanding motor events: a neurophysiological study.
Exp Brain Res. 1992;91(1):176-80.
Gallese V, Fadiga L, Fogassi L, Rizzolatti G.
Action recognition in the premotor cortex.
Brain. 1996 Apr;119 ( Pt 2):593-609.
Rizzolatti G, Fadiga L, Gallese V, Fogassi L.
Premotor cortex and the recognition of motor actions.
Brain Res Cogn Brain Res. 1996 Mar;3(2):131-41.
Nature 452, 814-815 (17 April 2008) | doi:10.1038/452814a; Published online 16 April 2008
Reflecting on the mind
Vilayanur S. Ramachandran1
-Mirrors in the Brain
by Giacomo Rizzolatti & Corrado Sinigaglia. Translated by Frances Anderson
Oxford University Press: 2007. 256 pp. $49.95
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