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Tag: Kinematic Imitation

Are goal states represented during kinematic imitation?

Published in: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, Volume 44, Issue 2, 226-242 Abstract “A number of studies have shown that observation of another person’s actions can modulate one’s own actions, such as when 2 individuals cooperate in order to complete a joint task. However, little is known about whether or not direct matching of specific movements is modulated by the goals of the actions observed. In a series of 7 experiments, we employed an action observation paradigm in which 2 coactors sat opposite each other and took turns to reach out to targets presented on a shared workspace.… Read More