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Associative (not Hebbian) learning and the mirror neuron system.

Abstract:

The associative sequence learning (ASL) hypothesis suggests that sensorimotor experience plays an inductive role in the development of the mirror neuron system, and that it can play this crucial role because its effects are mediated by learning that is sensitive to both contingency and contiguity. The Hebbian hypothesis proposes that sensorimotor experience plays a facilitative role, and that its effects are mediated by learning that is sensitive only to contiguity. We tested the associative ...

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Cooper, RP More by this author
Dickinson, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Neuroscience letters
Volume:
540
Pages:
28-36
Publication date:
2013-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-7972
ISSN:
0304-3940
URN:
uuid:47555b28-d102-4ef1-9f74-4c7f4dc766bd
Source identifiers:
403361
Local pid:
pubs:403361

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