Friday, April 29, 2005

Scientists Say Everyone Can Read Minds

Scientists Say Everyone Can Read Minds: "Many scientists believe that mirror neurons embody the predictions of simulation theory. 'We share with others not only the way they normally act or subjectively experience emotions and sensations, but also the neural circuits enabling those same actions, emotions and sensations: the mirror neuron systems,' Gallese told LiveScience."

It is extraordinary how a baby will immediately mimic the face of a parent a moment after birth.

these new cognitive theories of simulation or mirror cells offers a better explanation than a pure reflex which would not be complex and specific enough.