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The Imitative Mind

Development, Evolution and Brain Bases

The Imitative Mind by Andrew N. Meltzoff
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Imitation guides the behaviour of a range of species. Scientific advances in the study of imitation at multiple levels from neurons to behaviour have far-reaching implications for cognitive science, neuroscience, and evolutionary and developmental psychology. This volume, first published in 2002, provides a summary of the research on imitation in both Europe and America, including work on infants, adults, and nonhuman primates, with speculations about robotics. A special feature of the book is that it provides a concrete instance of the links between developmental psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science. It showcases how an interdisciplinary approach to imitation can illuminate long-standing problems in the brain sciences, including consciousness, self, perception-action coding, theory of mind, and intersubjectivity. The book addresses what it means to be human and how we get that way.
Cambridge University Press; April 2002
365 pages; ISBN 9780511057458
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Title: The Imitative Mind
Author: Andrew N. Meltzoff; Wolfgang Prinz
 
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