Mirror Neurons and Autism

Mirror-Neurons

According to Wikipedia, “A mirror neuron is a neuron that fires both when an animal acts and when the animal observes the same action performed by another.”  A new study published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics on January 2016 reported that individuals with autism who imitate another through imitation – and synchronization-based dance/movement intervention (SI-DMI) can be successful in promoting emotion inference in individuals with ASD. This new study will be sure to lead to more research on the impact of mirror neurons on individuals with autism and future interventions.

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One response to “Mirror Neurons and Autism

  1. Where have you been…no blogs recently..why for…Braylen is doing good.answering yes and no questions,some expressive language and still smart as a tack.The smallest baby is being evaluated for autism..Shes in the same road as Braylen.hope all is well in alvarado..we miss yall..

    Christina

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