MIRRORS: Mirror Neurons and the Observation/Execution Matching System

Funded by: Human Frontiers Science ProgramReference: MIRRORS
Start: 1998-06-01Duration: 36 months
Coordinator: University of ParmaItaly
Contractor: CRS4Italy
Contractor: University of CreteGreece
Contractor: University of California at LAUSA
Contractor: Kyoto UniversityJapan


Study of the functional properties of mirror neurons and investigation of the execution/matching system in humans. CRS4 will develop a computer system for acquisition, generation, and display of stereoscopic sequences that will be used in human physiology experiments.


[1] Marco Agus, Fabio Bettio, Enrico Gobbetti, and Luciano Fadiga. An Integrated Environment for Steroscopic Acquisition, Off-line 3D Elaboration, and Visual Presentation of Biological Actions. In J. D. Westwood, H. M. Hoffmann, G. T. Mogel, D. Stredney, and R. A. Robb, editors, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 2001 - Inner Space, Outer Space, Virtual Space. Pages 23-29, IOS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, January 2001. 

Technical Reports

[1] Marco Agus, Fabio Bettio, and Enrico Gobbetti. Creating and Presenting Real and Artificial Visual Stimuli for the Neurophysiological Investigation of the Observation/Execution Matching System. Technical Report 00/. CRS4, Center for Advanced Studies, Research, and Development in Sardinia. Cagliari, Italy, June 2000.