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All In The Mind is Radio National's weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour - everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.


Mirrors of the mind

December 14th, 2014

Episode 60 of 138 episodes

In the early 90s a team of neuroscientists reported a new class of brain cells in the macaque monkey and the mirror neuron theory took off. It's been used to explain many aspects of what it is to be human, but has it been oversold?

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