What Actions Tell the Self
By (author) Marc Jeannerod
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Motor Cognition by Marc Jeannerod
Book Description'Motor Cognition' describes the field of motor cognition - one to which the author's contribution has been seminal. The book examines how the motor actions we perform and watch others perform play a pivotal role in the construction of the 'self' - our ability to acknowledge and recognise our own identity.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198569640
(268mm x 188mm x 43mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 29-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Marc Jeannerod
Brains Top Down, Hardback (July 2013)
Presents an overview of the main schools of thought as well as advanced research trends in neuroscience. This title focuses on neural top-down causation applied to hot topics like consciousness, emotions, the self and the will, action and behavior, neural networks, brains and society.
Motor Cognition, Paperback (June 2006)
This book is the first to describe the new field of 'Motor Cognition' - one to which the author's contribution has been seminal. It examines how the motor actions we perform and watch others perform play a pivotal role in the construction of the 'self' - our ability to acknowledge and recognise our own identity.
Higher-order Motor Disorders, Hardback (March 2005)» View all books by Marc Jeannerod
Discusses the control of complex movements. This volume provides coverage of such conditions as the grasping reflex, gait disorders, speech motor control and tics. It links research from the basic neurosciences to the clinical situation; and is intended for both researchers and clinicians.
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Author Biography - Marc Jeannerod
Marc Jeannerod, born in Lyon, France. Doctor in Medicine (1965), Thesis in Lyon, on sleep mechanisms. Post-doc at the Brain Research Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles (California). Professor in Physiology at the University Claude Bernard, Lyon. Runs his own lab on sensory-motor coordination, until 1997. 1997-2005: Founder and Director of the Institut des Sciences Cognitives, Lyon. In this Institute, works on the mechanisms of the generation of actions Member, Academie des Sciences.
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