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Mirror neurons and the evolution of brain and language

Mirror neurons and the evolution of brain and language

Author: Maxim I Stamenov; Vittorio Gallese
Publisher: Amsterdam : John Benjamins, 2002.
Series: Advances in Consciousness Research, 42.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume contains contributions to the symposium "Mirror Neurons and the Evolution of Brain and Language" that took place in 2000 in Germany. Its aim was to discuss the status of contemporary  Read more...


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Genre/Form: estudios y conferencias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maxim I Stamenov; Vittorio Gallese
ISBN: 9027251665 9789027251664 9027251622 9789027251626 158811242X 9781588112422 1588112152 9781588112156
OCLC Number: 851266147
Notes: Indices.
Description: VII, 390 p. : il. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. I. Mirror neurons system - Past, present, and future of a discovery; 3. The neural correlates of action understanding in non-human primates (by Fogassi, Leonardo); 4. The mirror system in humans (by Rizzolatti, Giacomo); 5. II. Further developments in the study of mirror neurons system and interpretations of its functions; 6. Is the human brain unique? (by Roth, Gerhard); 7. The co-evolution of language and working memory capacity in the human brain (by Gruber, Oliver); 8. Episodic action memory: Characterization of the time course and neural circuitry (by Senkfor, Ava J.); 9. The role of objects in imitation (by Wohlschlager, Andreas); 10. The mirror system and joint action (by Knoblich, Gunther); 11. Brain activation to passive observation of grasping actions (by McGlone, Francis); 12. Mirror neurons and the self construct (by Vogeley, Kai); 13. Behavioral synchronization in human conversational interaction (by Rotondo, Jennifer L.); 14. Symmetry building and symmetry breaking in synchronized movement (by Boker, Steven M.); 15. III. Mirror neurons system and the evolution of brain, communication, and language; 16. On the evolutionary origin of language (by Li, Charles N.); 17. Mirror neurons, vocal imitation, and the evolution of particulate speech (by Studdert-Kennedy, Michael); 18. Constitutive features of human dialogic interaction: Mirror neurons and what they tell us about human abilities (by Weigand, Edda); 19. Some features that make mirror neurons and human language faculty unique (by Stamenov, Maxim I.); 20. Altercentric perception by infants and adults in dialogue: Ego's virtual participation in Alter's complementary act (by Braten, Stein); 21. Visual attention and self-grooming behaviors among four-month-old infants: Indirect evidence pointing to a developmental role for mirror neurons (by Anderson, Samuel W.); 22. The role of mirror neurons in the ontogeny of speech (by Vihman, Marilyn); 23. Mirror neurons' registration of biological motion: A resource for evolution of communication and cognitive/linguistic meaning (by McCune, Loraine); 24. Looking for neural answers to linguistic questions (by Bichakjian, Bernard H.); 25. Mirror neurons and cultural transmission (by Morrison, India); 26. IV. Applications; 27. Mirror neurons and the neural basis for learning by imitation: Computational modeling (by Billard, Aude); 28. Mirror neurons and feedback learning (by Womble, Steve); 29. A connectionist model which unifies the behavioral and the linguistic processes: Results from robot learning experiments (by Sugita, Yuuya); 30. Name index; 31. Subject index
Series Title: Advances in Consciousness Research, 42.
Responsibility: edited by Maxim I. Stamenov, Vittorio Gallese.


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