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The Resource Mirroring people : the science of empathy and how we connect with others, Marco Iacoboni

Mirroring people : the science of empathy and how we connect with others, Marco Iacoboni

Label
Mirroring people : the science of empathy and how we connect with others
Title
Mirroring people
Title remainder
the science of empathy and how we connect with others
Statement of responsibility
Marco Iacoboni
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on recent scientific findings in neuroscience to introduce the concept of mirror neuron "smart cells" that enable a person's ability to understand fellow humans, in an account that evaluates the role of mirror neurons in a range of aspects from morality and addiction to political affiliations and consumer choices
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Iacoboni, Marco
Dewey number
573.8536
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP363
LC item number
.I23 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mirror neurons
  • Neurons
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Social perception
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Mirror neurons
  • Neurons
  • Social perception
  • Neuropsychologie
  • Spiegelneuron
  • Zwischenmenschliche Beziehung
Label
Mirroring people : the science of empathy and how we connect with others, Marco Iacoboni
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008. With a new afterword by the author
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
ch.1. Monkey see, monkey do -- Neuro this! -- Brain surprises -- The fab four -- Mirrors in the brain -- I know what you are doing -- I know what you are thinking -- I can hear what you are doing -- Mirroring tool use -- I know that you are copying me -- ch. 2. Simon says -- Copycat cells -- Resonating bodies -- Do what I say, not what I do -- Harry Potter and Professor Snape -- Getting a grip on other minds -- ch.3. Grasping language -- Do you see what I am saying? -- Hand to mouth -- From brain mapping to brain zapping -- Body heat -- Chat rooms -- Mirroring speech and other sounds -- ch.4. See me, feel me -- Zidane's head-butt -- Humans or chameleons? -- Empathic mirrors -- I feel your pain -- Maternal empathy -- ch.5. Facing yourself -- Is it you or is it me? -- The mirror recognition test -- Another me -- Zapping the self -- Two sides of the same coin -- ch. 6. Broken mirrors -- Baby mirrors -- The teen brain -- Imitation and autism -- The mirror neuron hypothesis of autism -- Broken mirroring -- Fixing the broken mirrors -- ch.7. Super mirrors and the wired brain -- Dark waves in the brain -- In the depth of the human brain -- The Jennifer Aniston cell -- In search of super mirror neurons -- ch.8. The bad and the ugly: violence and drug abuse -- The bad: the controversy about media violence -- Are we autonomous agents? -- Mirror neurons and free will -- The ugly: addiction and its relapse after quitting -- ch. 9. Mirroring wanting and liking -- The neuroscience of buying -- The one-nighter: "instant science" and the Super Bowl -- Mirroring ads -- The effects of negative ads -- ch. 10. Neuropolitics -- Theories of political attitudes -- Mirroring and the political junkie brain -- Brain politics -- ch.11. Existential neuroscience and society -- Mirror cells between us -- The problem of intersubjectivity -- A new existentialism -- Neuroscience and society
Control code
ocn277196612
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Picador ed.
Extent
xii, 316 pages
Isbn
9780312428389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780312428389
  • (OCoLC)277196612
Label
Mirroring people : the science of empathy and how we connect with others, Marco Iacoboni
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008. With a new afterword by the author
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
ch.1. Monkey see, monkey do -- Neuro this! -- Brain surprises -- The fab four -- Mirrors in the brain -- I know what you are doing -- I know what you are thinking -- I can hear what you are doing -- Mirroring tool use -- I know that you are copying me -- ch. 2. Simon says -- Copycat cells -- Resonating bodies -- Do what I say, not what I do -- Harry Potter and Professor Snape -- Getting a grip on other minds -- ch.3. Grasping language -- Do you see what I am saying? -- Hand to mouth -- From brain mapping to brain zapping -- Body heat -- Chat rooms -- Mirroring speech and other sounds -- ch.4. See me, feel me -- Zidane's head-butt -- Humans or chameleons? -- Empathic mirrors -- I feel your pain -- Maternal empathy -- ch.5. Facing yourself -- Is it you or is it me? -- The mirror recognition test -- Another me -- Zapping the self -- Two sides of the same coin -- ch. 6. Broken mirrors -- Baby mirrors -- The teen brain -- Imitation and autism -- The mirror neuron hypothesis of autism -- Broken mirroring -- Fixing the broken mirrors -- ch.7. Super mirrors and the wired brain -- Dark waves in the brain -- In the depth of the human brain -- The Jennifer Aniston cell -- In search of super mirror neurons -- ch.8. The bad and the ugly: violence and drug abuse -- The bad: the controversy about media violence -- Are we autonomous agents? -- Mirror neurons and free will -- The ugly: addiction and its relapse after quitting -- ch. 9. Mirroring wanting and liking -- The neuroscience of buying -- The one-nighter: "instant science" and the Super Bowl -- Mirroring ads -- The effects of negative ads -- ch. 10. Neuropolitics -- Theories of political attitudes -- Mirroring and the political junkie brain -- Brain politics -- ch.11. Existential neuroscience and society -- Mirror cells between us -- The problem of intersubjectivity -- A new existentialism -- Neuroscience and society
Control code
ocn277196612
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Picador ed.
Extent
xii, 316 pages
Isbn
9780312428389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780312428389
  • (OCoLC)277196612

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