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Mirror neurons: this is how they put us in the skin of others

Mirror neurons: this is how they put us in the skin of others

Mirror neurons play a fundamental role in learning by imitation and observation or empathy. That is why we should take them into account when developing new educational tools. LAURA TRUJILLO ESTRADA Assistant Professor Doctor. Department of Cellular Biology, Genetics and Physiology, University of Malaga. Center for Network Biomedical Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIBERNED). Malaga Biomedical …

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They discover the neurons responsible for binge eating and how to control them

They discover the neurons responsible for binge eating and how to control them

Controlling the neurons responsible for compulsive eating behavior may be a solution to obesity. Eating disorders and obesity are complex diseases with serious consequences for physical and mental health. Attempts to modify those risky eating behaviors through drugs They have failed so far. A group of researchers from University of Cologne in Germany has discovered …

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