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Mirroring cannot account for understanding action

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Journal publication date02/2008
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Journal number1
Volume31
Number of pages2
Pages23-24
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

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.