Unformatted text preview: -category loosening in mirror neurons (~60%)-stages of the action in the same neuron (slide 35 of 92)-individual neurons can join a group of neurons depending on what the group is doing-PF mirror neurons: recording of the monkey watching the experimenter doing the action-During mimicking (not actually grasping an object) nothing is fired-F5 Audio-Visual Mirror Neurons: trained monkey to grasp a ring, rip a paper break a peanut → group as a whole is doing something different than the individual neurons-primary motor cortex has a map of the body and lights up when imagining doing something like kicking How do mirror neurons work? By simulation You have to be able to simulate the action in your brain to be able to do the action Mirror Neurons achieve:-Partial Universality : they allow you to distinguish between actions and agents (the dance from the dancer)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2010 for the course COGSCI 101 taught by Professor Lakoff during the Spring '10 term at Berkeley.
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