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Mirroring cannot account for understanding action

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>02/2008
<mark>Journal</mark>Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Issue number1
Number of pages2
Pages (from-to)23-24
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Susan Hurley's shared circuits model (SCM) rightly begins in action and progresses through a series of layers; but it fails to reach action understanding because it relies on mirroring as a driving force, draws on heavily criticized theories, and neglects the need for shared experience in our grasp of social understanding.

Bibliographic note

http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=BBS The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Behavioral and Brain Science, 31 (1), pp 23-24 2008, © 2008 Cambridge University Press.