Manage episode 377666160 series 3493930
Mirror neurons are closely related to motivation of motor neurons during observational, vicarious learning. We learn social more's and folkways by observing as much as by verbal communication. Much of what we learn that is survival level social value we learn by observing body language and facial expressions as much as by direct instruction. When we become like our in-group in modern times, and tribes and clans in more ancient times we gain acceptance by the value we bring and the value attributed to us; until the truth becomes known. This is a deep influence in the mental health of people when we are adolescent that can become a driving and isolating force that often pushes people to absolute beliefs that are negative, destructive and demeaning to the point of death and suicide.