Social affordances: Is the mirror neuron system involved?

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 36 (4):417-418 (2013)
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We question the idea that the mirror neuron system is the substrate of social affordances perception, and we suggest that most of the activity seen in the parietal and premotor cortex of the human brain is independent of mirroring activity as characterized in macaques, but rather reflects a process of one's own action specification in response to social signals



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