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Toward a microanalysis of imitative actions.

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>10/1998
<mark>Journal</mark>Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Number of pages2
<mark>Original language</mark>English


We outline a view of imitative behaviour as largely internally driven and discuss, based on experimental research, the distinction between program versus action level imitation, the role of organismic constraints, observational learning as vicarious exploration, and imitation as selection in speeded response paradigms.

Bibliographic note

http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=BBS The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 21 (5), pp 705-706 1998, © 1998 Cambridge University Press.