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Experience modulates automatic imitation.

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Action observation gives rise to activation in corresponding areas of the premotor and primary motor cortices. We tested the hypothesis that this activation depends on visual-motor connections established through correlated experience of observing and executing the same action. Previous work has shown that hand opening and hand closing gestures are facilitated when subjects observe the movement they are performing, relative to a condition in which they observe a different movement from the on...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Brain research. Cognitive brain research
Volume:
22
Issue:
2
Pages:
233-240
Publication date:
2005-02-05
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ISSN:
0926-6410
URN:
uuid:552a9085-1a55-4077-993f-4d773e5740b4
Source identifiers:
273082
Local pid:
pubs:273082

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