General Perspective on Mirror Neuron System

Enver Ahmet Demir 1 * , H. Serdar Gergerlioğlu 1
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1 Selçuk Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Fizyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Konya
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EUR J BASIC MED SCI, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp. 122-126.
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Mirror neurons that initally discovered on prefrontal cortex and subsequently on inferior parietal lobul of macaque monkey are neurons that become activated with both performing and observing an identical action. It’s surmised that both visual and auditory stimulus responding mirror neuron system is situated on inferior frontal and inferior parietal parts of human brain. This system may have importance on perception, imitation and in particular, learning of movement.


Demir EA, Gergerlioğlu HS. General Perspective on Mirror Neuron System. Eur J Basic Med Sci. 2012;2(4):122-6.


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