"These studies support the notion that thinking about something and doing it are neurologically similar. And the two activities the same areas of the brain, suggesting that they share the same representational systems," says Duke University psychologist Tanya L. Chartrand, an expert on the link between thinking and doing.
Exerpt from 'The Naked Brain: How the emerging neurosociety is changing how we live, work and love" by Richard Restak, M.D.
Criminal intent? Thought crimes? Intriguing.