Proof We All Read Minds

April 4, 2009 by  
Filed under Mind Stretch

peopleAre we all natural mind readers? The evidence is YES. It all has to do with what are now being called mirror neurons. And you DO have them in YOUR brain.

Back in 1996 three neuroscientists were probing the brain of a macaque monkey when they stumbled across a curious cluster of cells in the premotor cortex, an area of the brain that helps us plan our movements.

They found that the cluster of cells was active not only when the monkey performed an action, but also when the monkey saw the same action performed by someone else. The cells  responded the same way whether the monkey reached out to grasp a peanut, or merely watched as another monkey or human grab a peanut.

Later experiments confirmed the existence of mirror neurons in humans, and revealed yet another surprise: In addition to mirroring actions, the cells also mirrored sensations and emotions. Because of mirror neurons we are practically in another person’s mind, says Marco Iacoboni, neuroscientist at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. The conclusion? We are all natural mind readers.

Since their discovery,  mirror neurons have been implicated in a broad range of behavioral phenomena. Apparently when we interact with someone, we do more than just observe the other person’s behavior. Some scientists believes we actually create brain-based internal representations of the other person’s actions, sensations and emotions within ourselves, as if WE are the one that is doing the moving, sensing and feeling.

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