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 Post subject: Dancing and the Brain
PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2005 11:05 am 
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Recognizing Movement in the Mind's Eye

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WEDNESDAY, Dec. 29 (HealthDayNews) -- An area of the brain that responds to actions we watch, such as the movement of a dancer, reacts differently in people who are skilled at doing the same movement than in other people. <a href=http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/hsn/20041230/hl_hsn/recognizingmovementinthemindseye target=_blank>more</a>


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 Post subject: Re: Dancing and the Brain
PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2005 7:31 am 
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Human See, Human Do: Ballet Dancers' Brains Reveal The Art Of Imitation

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Scientists have discovered that a system in our brain which responds to actions we are watching, such as a dancer's delicate pirouette or a masterful martial arts move, reacts differently if we are also skilled at doing the move. <a href=http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/01/050111175358.htm target=_blank>more</a>


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