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We are all familiar with the phrase “monkey see, monkey do” – but have we actually thought about what it means? Over the last two decades, neuroscience research has been investigating whether this popular saying has a real basis in human behavior.... More>
Giacomo Rizzolatti opened his keynote address at the APS 23rd Annual Convention with a neuroscience riff on a comedic classic: a guy walks into a bar. In Rizzolatti’s world, such a scene slips not into a series of one-liners but instead into philosophical consideration: Exactly how do we perceive the man holding his beer, and how do we know that he intends to drink it?... More>
In his keynote address at the APS 23rd Annual Convention, Giacomo Rizzolatti of the University of Parma, in Italy, gave a brief history of the mirror mechanism.... More>