Depth Electrode Recordings in the Brain
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Depth Electrode Recordings in the Brain

 Marco Iacoboni, MD PhD, is a neurologist and neuroscientist originally from Italy. Today he is at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, where he serves on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and is Director of the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation laboratory of the Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center. Iacoboni s lab is arguably the leading lab in human mirror neuron research and he has a...

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Intervista a Giacomo Rizzolatti
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Intervista a Giacomo Rizzolatti

Cosa sono i Neuroni Specchio  I neuroni specchio sono una classe di neuroni che si attivano selettivamente sia quando si compie un’azione (con la mano o con la bocca) sia quando la si osserva mentre è compiuta da altri (in particolare da conspecifici). I neuroni dell’osservatore “rispecchiano” quindi ciò che avviene nella mente del soggetto osservato, come se fosse l’osservatore stesso a compiere...

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Theoretical Aims on Music for Prosody in Speech Therapy Setting
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Theoretical Aims on Music for Prosody in Speech Therapy Setting

An Evolutionary Perspective This lecture is focused on an important skill. We will try to understand the reason why studying music can be relevant during a speech therapy setting. Actually, many researchers want do discover why music is present in all human cultures of the world. We think music is directly connected with language, especially with spoken language. According to a phylogenetic investigation we believe that verbal...

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