Sunday, March 18, 2007

Mirror Neurons Control The Universe



Chris at Mixing Memory has a piece on the latest paper (Freedberg & Gallese, TICS 2007) to describe mirror neurons as accounting for empathy, art, aesthetics, and all forms of nonverbal communication (and and peace, love, and understanding. What's so funny?).

Mirror neurons are indeed neat, but many observers think the whole craze is an overhyped meme.

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At March 20, 2007 7:35 PM, Blogger Dan Dright said...

I want to agree with you but the mirror neurons won't let meeeeeeeeeeeeeeerrrrrrrrrgggggggggh!

I HEAR THE CRUNCHING I MUST ACTIVATE MY PREMOTOR AREAS IN PREPARATION FOR DORITOS

 
At March 20, 2007 11:54 PM, Blogger The Neurocritic said...

I just can't help it...it's, it's out of my control!!

CRUNCH CRUNCH CRUNCH CRUNCH

 

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