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Mirroring people : the new science of how we connect with others

Author: Marco Iacoboni
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Draws on recent scientific findings in neuroscience to introduce the concept of mirror neuron "smart cells" that enable a person's ability to understand fellow humans, in an account that evaluates the role of mirror neurons in a range of aspects from morality and addiction to political affiliations and consumer choices.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marco Iacoboni
ISBN: 9780374210175 0374210179
OCLC Number: 180752040
Description: x, 308 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Monkey see, monkey do --
Simon says --
Grasping language --
See me, feel me --
Facing yourself --
Broken mirrors --
Super mirrors and the wired brain --
The bad and the ugly : violence and drug abuse --
Mirroring wanting and liking --
Neuropolitics --
Existential neuroscience and society.
Responsibility: Marco Iacoboni.
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Draws on recent scientific findings in neuroscience to introduce the concept of mirror neuron "smart cells" that enable a person's ability to understand fellow humans, in an account that evaluates the role of mirror neurons in a range of aspects from morality and addiction to political affiliations and consumer choices.

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