TB8 Lecture 4; Mirror Neuron System

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1. According to Arbib & Rizzolatti, the development of the observers ability to conciously control their MNS results in?

  • Ability to form common ground based on causal and explanatory biological laws
  • Ability to form common ground based on causal and explanatory perceptual heuristics
  • Ability to emit a voluntary signal forming a primitive dialogue between parties
  • Recognition of the action and intention, forming common ground
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2. What blocks the mechanoreceptor input to tell you that you are not being touched?

  • Re-entrant circuits in basal ganglia
  • A nerve block in brachial plexus
  • Basal ganglia complex
  • Alpha motor neurones

3. Do MNS exhibit action specificity?

  • Yes
  • No

4. What is the main premise of simulation theory?

  • To understand peoples actions we simulate them using motor systems
  • We acquire and deploy a commonsense theory of mind re; causal and explanatory laws

5. Do MNS respond to hidden actions?

  • Yes
  • No

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