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“Want to learn what mirror neurons have to do with Super Bowl commercials, violent video games, autism, addiction, and even free will? This is your book.” ―Discover magazine
“Explaining how mirror neurons might change our notion of free will, act as neural precursors to language, and shed light on human empathy, Iacoboni nimbly takes us through the experiments that led to these findings.” ―Seed magazine
“Pioneer researcher Iacoboni balances technical detail with engaging historical perspective, humor, and idealism.” ―Library Journal
“To read this marvelously accessible book is to share Iacoboni's enthusiasm.... A book full of wonder and promise.” ―Booklist
This book does include very interesting findings on imitation, autism, language acquisition and the relation between exposure to violent games/movies and aggressive behavior in... Read morePublished 4 months ago by moretolerance
Truth is truth. Truth may be found in many places. It may be found in many ways. Insights offered in this book are more than fascinating. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Larry P Kunz
Very clearly written and revolutionary in its ideas. "Monkey see, monkey do" seems to provide n explanation for much of human behavior. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Herbert S. Gross
I have to say that I absolutely loved this book. Others have made the comment that there was simply not enough “science” in this book, but some books are simply aimed at the... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Leanna Grintsaig
Mirroring People: The Science of Empathy and How We Connect with Others, written by Marco Iacoboni, discusses the role of mirror neurons and how they are necessary for interaction... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Matthew Young
A true delight - well written great research, highly interesting A scientific book accessible to the public A great service toward the understanding of the human brainPublished on August 6, 2013 by lily pauker
Strengths: The author marshals compelling evidence and makes a strong, indeed nearly water-tight case, that mirror neurons are the biological infrastructure that subserves... Read morePublished on July 1, 2013 by Lou Agosta
Mr. Iacoboni is a rock star. His book is fascinating and entertaining without underestimating the reader or sacrificing complexity for easier reading. Read morePublished on March 11, 2013 by Christopher Violette
The whole topic sounds interesting. The book was very promising in the beginning. After a while though I saw that it is dry and not really telling me anything memorable just... Read morePublished on March 8, 2013 by Yannis