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Curr Biol. 2010 Apr 27;20(8):R353-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.03.013.

Social neuroscience: mirror neurons recorded in humans.

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  • 1Social Brain Lab, Department of Neuroscience, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.


New single-cell recordings show that humans do have mirror neurons, and in more brain regions than previously suspected. Some action-execution neurons were seen to be inhibited during observation, possibly preventing imitation and helping self/other discrimination.

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