....because I feel it too 😪 It's the shared mirror neuron that feels like more than just empathy.
The blog this week is on this topic. We are social creatures. Nature has determined that you must live in groups to survive and you have mirror neurons in your brain. You imitate the behaviors and actions of those you are around unconsciously. Go to http://ift.tt/2acSJt2 to read the latest blog.
The other day, my DBT therapist talked about “Mirror Neurons.” This came in response to me expressing concern that, as a person with BPD, I often experience intense empathy for others in distress. I find the science behind this fascinating and hope you find it interesting, too!
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A Calm Look at the Most Hyped Concept in Neuroscience – Mirror Neurons | Make no mistake – mirror neurons are an exciting, intriguing discovery, but when you see them mentioned in the media, remember that most of the research on these cells has been conducted in monkeys. Remember too that there are many different types of mirror neuron. And that we’re still trying to establish for sure whether they exist in humans, and how they compare with the monkey versions.
Do Mirror Neurons Give Us Empathy? By Jason Marsh Neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran Neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran explains what mirror neurons tell us—and what they don't—about empathy and other skills.