When we see what others do, our brain sees not what we see, but what we expect: If we observe actions in meaningful sequences, our brains increasingly ignore what comes into our eyes, and depend more on predictions of what should happen next, derived from our own motor system.

When we see what others do, our brain sees not what we see, but what we expect: If we observe actions in meaningful sequences, our brains increasingly ignore what comes into our eyes, and depend more on predictions of what should happen next, derived from our own motor system.