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Research Article

Understanding and Imitating Unfamiliar Actions: Distinct Underlying Mechanisms

  • Joana C. Carmo mail,

    carmo@fp.ul.pt

    Affiliation: Sector of Cognitive Neuroscience, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), Trieste, Italy

    Current address: University of Lisbon, Faculty of Psychology, Lisbon, Portugal

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  • Raffaella I. Rumiati,

    Affiliation: Sector of Cognitive Neuroscience, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), Trieste, Italy

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  • Antonino Vallesi

    Affiliation: Sector of Cognitive Neuroscience, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), Trieste, Italy

    Current address: University of Padova, Department of Neuroscience: NPSRR Sciences, Padova, Italy

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  • Published: October 10, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046939

About the Authors

Joana C. Carmo, Raffaella I. Rumiati, Antonino Vallesi
Sector of Cognitive Neuroscience, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), Trieste, Italy

Corresponding Author

Email: carmo@fp.ul.pt

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JCC RIR AV. Performed the experiments: JCC AV. Analyzed the data: JCC AV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JCC AV. Wrote the paper: JCC RIR AV.