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Mirror neurons and their social cognitive significance

Author LuoXiaoZuo
Tutor WangJianAn
School Zhejiang University
Course Philosophy of Science and Technology
Keywords Mirror neurons Social cognition Sympathy Empathy Mind reading
CLC B842.1
Type Master's thesis
Year 2007
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A reputed neuroscience DNA comparable new - mirror neuron research has gradually become over the past decade of neuroscience, cognitive science, philosophy, psychology, the field of linguistics study Beloved, the more meters more foreign experts and scholars to study the cognitive problems of this study are the attention and recognition. For example, famous contemporary philosopher Goldman and cognitive linguist George Lakoff. Sorry, domestic scholars have not yet given enough attention to this significant research, the has not yet reached a clear understanding of mirror neurons. This article intends to systematically discusses the mirror neuron research based on its the social cognition significance value and prospects made some Chuqian exploration, to initiate, which led to more attention from scholars. Mirror neurons (mirror neuron) is present in a particular neuron system in the primate and human brain. Between the system and the human understanding, resonance, learning, emotional exchange is closely related to mental activity, this depth will philosophy, psychology and other disciplines in the past long-term is not well addressed issues of social cognition research has far-reaching . Specifically, the first part of this overall situation of mirror neurons and several important experimental induction, comb, trying to achieve a panoramic view of the introduction. In the second part, the paper analyzed from three aspects of social cognitive significance of mirror neurons. We first discuss the \Hume sympathy theory has not been resolved - the ultimate foundation for individuals to understand others problem to be answered. Second, the \Article from the \The study provides Dilthey and Husserl empathy problem of the lack of precise details. Finally, we are deep into a higher level of cognitive activity - \Here the main dispute in the field of \the yuan mechanism of simulation theory - the mirror neuron research for analog simulation theory concept provides a solid scientific evidence. In addition, the third part of this talk about the further study of mirror neurons. That is, starting from the application of the mirror neuron theory to explore the issues of human language strategy. In short, this nerve has strong explanatory power of scientific discovery on the issue of social cognition. More extensive attention of scholars in the field of discussion as well as a more comprehensive study, it is very necessary.

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