News and views on the neural organization of language
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Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Eight problems for the mirror neuron theory of action understanding
My critical review of the mirror neuron theory of action understanding is now available in the early access section of the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience website. The basic conclusion is that there is little or no evidence to support the mirror neuron=action understanding hypothesis and instead there is substantial evidence against it. I would love to hear your thoughts...