The Myth Of Mirror Neurons (Book review)
- July 1, 2014
- A book by Greg Hickok, cognitive sciences professor, is featured by Kirkus July 1, 2014
The discovery of a class of brain cells called mirror neurons was embraced by an entire generation of scientists as the key to the neurological understanding of human social behaviors… [Gregory] Hickok (Cognitive Science/University of California, Irvine) understood the hype – if these claims held up, the mirror neuron theory of “action understanding” could revolutionize our comprehension of some of the brain’s most compelling mysteries…. A bold look at one of the most exciting theories in neuroscience.
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