V.S. Ramachandran: The Neurons that Shaped Civilization

  • Published1 Nov 2009
  • Reviewed20 Feb 2013
  • Author Vilayanur Ramachandran
  • Source TED

Neuroscientist Vilayanur Ramachandran outlines the fascinating functions of mirror neurons. Only recently discovered, these neurons allow us to learn complex social behaviors, some of which formed the foundations of human civilization as we know it.

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