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Mirroring People: The New Science of How We Connect with Others 1st Edition
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The book begins by informing readers of the basic function of these neurons, located in the premotor cortex. They are believed to be responsible for neurological mechanisms behind feelings of empathy, understanding, and interactions between individuals, ultimately playing a role in our connections and relationships with one another. Iacoboni recalls attaching electrodes to brain cells of monkeys, and, to his surprise, discovering that the same neurons fired in the monkey’s brain when it snatched a peanut itself and when it watched the researcher perform the same act of snatching the peanut.Read more ›
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Quality book in fine condition delivered in a timely way. Thanks.Published 11 months ago by thomas e.
Fascinating argument about how we grow consciousness through mimicry and empathy. The author is both an active researcher and an able, compelling synthesist.Published on April 1, 2014 by Robert P. Mai
I have not had am opportunity yet to read this book so I don 't know if it is a good book or not.Published on December 30, 2013 by Helen G. Berrigan