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Understanding EventsFrom Perception to Action$
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Thomas F. Shipley and Jeffrey M. Zacks

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195188370

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188370.001.0001

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Neurophysiology of Action Recognition

Neurophysiology of Action Recognition

(p.335) 13 Neurophysiology of Action Recognition
Understanding Events

Emily D. Grossman

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses the neural correlates of human action perception, specifically the perception of bodies and body movements. It also provides a brief discussion on the likely connection of this network to additional cortical areas associated with more abstract properties of action perception, such as perceived intentionality. An introduction to the primary perceptual pathways in the visual cortex for generalized motion and form perception is presented, as well as some preliminary evidence for specialized circuits dedicated to biological motion perception.

Keywords:   visual perception, parallel processing, body movements, biological motion perception, action recognition, visual cortex

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