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Mirroring ‘meaningful’ actions: Sensorimotor learning modulates imitation of goal-directed actions

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Imitation is important in the development of social and technological skills throughout the lifespan. Experiments investigating the acquisition and modulation of imitation (and of its proposed neural substrate, the mirror neuron system) have produced evidence that the capacity for imitation depends on associative learning in which connections are formed between sensory and motor representations of actions. However, evidence that the development of imitation depends on associative learning has...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1080/17470218.2017.1344257

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University College
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Journal website
Volume:
72
Issue:
2
Pages:
322-334
Publication date:
2017-06-19
Acceptance date:
2017-06-11
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EISSN:
1747-0226
ISSN:
1747-0218
Pubs id:
pubs:729950
URN:
uri:d133342d-2c20-4f9d-9a39-69ecb1556a24
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uuid:d133342d-2c20-4f9d-9a39-69ecb1556a24
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pubs:729950

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