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The role of motor simulation in action perception: a neuropsychological case study.

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Research on embodied cognition stresses that bodily and motor processes constrain how we perceive others. Regarding action perception the most prominent hypothesis is that observed actions are matched to the observer's own motor representations. Previous findings demonstrate that the motor laws that constrain one's performance also constrain one's perception of others' actions. The present neuropsychological case study asked whether neurological impairments affect a person's performance and a...

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10.1007/s00426-009-0231-5

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Eskenazi, T More by this author
Grosjean, M More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Knoblich, G More by this author
Journal:
Psychological research
Volume:
73
Issue:
4
Pages:
477-485
Publication date:
2009-07-05
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EISSN:
1430-2772
ISSN:
0340-0727
URN:
uuid:43f33c73-e1fb-4b01-91c8-ff5698b3cd73
Source identifiers:
311749
Local pid:
pubs:311749

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