SCRC: What are Mirror Neurons?
What do we do when a baby smiles? That’s right, most, if not all of us cannot help but feel good and smile back. What do we do when a baby has been fed, had a diaper change, a proper nap, and we have tried everything to soothe the baby, but the baby won’t stop crying? We feel frustrated, and most likely many of the same sort of feeling that the baby is expressing. That’s because our brains have little computers in them called mirror neurons. These neurons record 'movies' of how our role models act in certain situations. The movies are called imprints and they become part of an overall template for thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Open the document in the attachment section to learn how this is important to recovery.