Mirroring cannot account for understanding action

Carpendale, Jeremy I. M. and Lewis, Charlie (2008) Mirroring cannot account for understanding action. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31 (1). pp. 23-24. ISSN 0140-525X

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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.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Additional Information: 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.
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/bf
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Psychology
ID Code: 55500
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 29 Jun 2012 10:39
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2020 01:45
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/55500

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