Mirror neurons allow us to become one with another human – neuroscientist RT — SophieCo

The human brain is what makes us who we are, yet it remains one of the biggest mysteries for humankind. Today’s guest has shed light on one of the deepest mechanisms of our minds – said to be the driver behind empathy. Mirror neurons allow us to feel what other people are feeling. Are humans programmed to be social? Why then is violence so widespread? And how can the latest discoveries about the human brain help cure autism? We ask leading neuroscientist, and the man who discovered mirror neurons, Dr. Giacomo Rizzolatti.