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5 Brain Facts That Influence How People Learn - Dashe & Thomson http://www.dashe.com/blog/learning/five-brain-facts-learn/

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What are mirror neurons? Further reading on the neurotherapy described in today’s talk

Science TEDTalks What are mirror neurons? Further reading on the neurotherapy described in today’s talk

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TEDxGöteborg - Gustaf Gredebäck - The Mirror Neuron System: Understanding Others as Oneself

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Neuroscientist Marco Iacoboni discusses mirror neurons, autism and the potentially damaging effects of violent movies.

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A mirror neuron is a neuron that fires both when an animal acts and when the animal observes the same action performed by another.They argue that mirror neurons may be important for understanding the actions of other people, and for learning new skills by imitation. In addition, Iacoboni has argued that mirror neurons are the neural basis of the human capacity for emotions such as empathy.