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Mirror neurons are a distinct class of neurons that transform specific sensory information into a motor format. Mirror neurons have been originally discovered in the premotor and parietal cortex of the monkey. Subsequent neurophysiological (TMS, EEG, MEG) and brain imaging studies have shown that a mirror mechanism is also present in humans. According to its anatomical locations, mirror mechanism plays a role in action and intention understanding, imitation, speech, and emotion feeling.

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      Content/background information,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Neuron,Sensory system,Motor,Life Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110722031523948T

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