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Motor facilitation following action observation: a behavioural study in prehensile action.

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Previous research has shown that the observation of actions and the execution of actions activate common neural systems. More recently, we have presented data showing that action observation of prehension primes subsequent execution (Castiello, Lusher, Mari, Edwards, and Humphreys, 2002). In the current paper we examined action priming under conditions in which the size of the prime did not predict the size of the target (only 20% of trials were valid). We demonstrated reliable priming under ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Brain and cognition
Volume:
53
Issue:
3
Pages:
495-502
Publication date:
2003-12-01
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EISSN:
1090-2147
ISSN:
0278-2626
Source identifiers:
311408
Language:
English
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pubs:311408
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uuid:2f87c909-c9fc-469f-af06-02957fd66979
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2013-11-16

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