VS Ramachandran: The neurons that shaped civilization

Mirror neurons are the most amazing part of the brain, which are one of the keystones to empathy within the human species. This talk by Vilayanur RamachandranĀ from TED shows how the brain is able to feel sensations that others are feeling, and to empathise with that. The talk is over way too quickly, however what he says in this talk is something I have talked about many times in this blog. The evolutionary advantage of mirror neurons and...

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