BIROn - Birkbeck Institutional Research Online

    Beyond action-specific simulation: domain-general motor contributions to perception

    Press, Clare and Cook, R. (2015) Beyond action-specific simulation: domain-general motor contributions to perception. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 19 (4), pp. 176-178. ISSN 1364-6613.

    Full text not available from this repository.

    Abstract

    Preoccupation with action-specific simulation theory, whereby covert imitation is thought to facilitate action interpretation, has overshadowed evidence that motor structures facilitate perception of numerous visual events extending far beyond others’ actions. In light of these domain-general motor contributions to perception, the case for a special role of motor representation in human action perception may be far weaker than widely believed.

    Metadata

    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): mirror neurons, action simulation, domain-specific, domain-general, motor theories
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Science > Psychological Sciences
    Research Centre: Brain and Cognitive Development, Centre for (CBCD)
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2015 08:35
    Last Modified: 02 Dec 2016 11:55
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/11724

    Statistics

    Downloads
    Activity Overview
    0Downloads
    115Hits

    Additional statistics are available via IRStats2.

    Archive Staff Only (login required)

    Edit/View Item Edit/View Item