szadmin — 2014-03-20T16:35:38-04:00 — #1
Originally published at: http://schizophrenia.com/wp/?p=7
According to psychologists, imitation is something that we all do whenever we learn a new skill, whether it is dancing or how to behave in specific social situations. Now, the results of a brain-mapping experiment conducted by a team of neuroscientists at Vanderbilt University strengthen the theory that an impaired ability to imitate may underlie…
77nick77 — 2014-03-20T17:04:33-04:00 — #2
Well its difficult. But not impossible, right?
szadmin — 2014-03-20T18:06:48-04:00 — #3
Right - and of course this is just a focus on a small number of people. I'm sure there is wide variation in people too.
77nick77 — 2014-03-21T03:00:21-04:00 — #4
Yeah, that's what I was thinking too. Like a lot of other things, the ability to imitate is probably on a continuum. Some must do it better than others.
comatose — 2014-03-21T03:08:09-04:00 — #5
I do Qi-Gong. I have to imitate the trainer. I've noticed I imitate her as a mirror. When she lifts her right arm I lift my left. In the beginning it was almost impossible to do the movements right but with practise several times I do them almost right.
But the breathing! I just can't get it right.