/ Evaluating Mirror Neuron System Accounts of Human Language: Evidence from ASL

LANGUAGE: American Sign Language

Corina and Hafer's article addresses the evaluation of mirror neuron systems (MNS) through ASL, its contribution to the field of cognitive science, and how study results point to a clear distinction between sign language and gestures in brain function.

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Acknowledgements 

This research was supported by the National Science Foundation Science of Learning Center Program, under cooperative agreement number SBE-0541953. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. 

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