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(p. 215) Motor-images, self-consciousness, and autism1 

(p. 215) Motor-images, self-consciousness, and autism1
(p. 215) Motor-images, self-consciousness, and autism1

Elisabeth Pacherie

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date: 27 July 2021

This chapter explores motor-images, self-consciousness, and autism, including mentalizing and executive difficulties in autism; the nature of motor intentions and imagery; action representations, self-consciousness, and understanding the mind; and action representation impairments in autism. It argues that a capacity for action plays a major role in the structuring of a unitary experience of the world and in the development of self-world dualism.

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