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Title:
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, How Does My Brain Recognize My Image at All?
Authors:
Butler D.L., Mattingley J.B., Cunnington R., Suddendorf T.
Journal:
PLoS ONE 7(2): e31452

For decades researchers have used mirrors to study self-recognition. However, attempts to identify neural processes underlying this ability have used photographs instead. Here we used event related potentials (ERPs) to compare self-face recognition in photographs versus mirrors and found distinct neural signatures. Measures of visual self-recognition are therefore not independent of the medium employed.

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