[Neuro] Readings on the brain and dreaming

Anthony Di Franco di.franco at gmail.com
Wed May 1 17:36:23 UTC 2013


Compare with grandmother cell on a background of fragmentalism vs. wholism
and sparse vs. distributed coding and correlation vs. causation.
On May 1, 2013 9:02 AM, "Sarah Tappon" <sarah.tappon at gmail.com> wrote:

> NB: The functional significance of "mirror neurons" in human cognition
> is controversial and a lot of people disagree with Ramachandran. Here
> are some alternate perspectives on the general issue:
>
> http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2012/11/06/whats-so-special-about-mirror-neurons/
> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2773693/
>
> (My understanding is that there's also mixed evidence on the autism
> link specifically, but I don't know that literature very well.)
>
> -s
>
> On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 8:42 AM, Jade Solomon <jade.solomon at me.com> wrote:
> > Hello Dream Team,
> >
> > I've attached some articles you may find interesting, one about mirror
> neurons, and one about dreaming.
> > I'll try to find and share more related articles.
> >
> > - Jade
> >
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