Developmental Psychology on Gestures - Dictionary of Arguments
Slater I 78
Gestures/Imitation/developmental psychology/Slater: there is considerable variability in the gestures the scorers identified [in Meltzoff’s experiments] (>Imitation/Meltzoff) and it has been demonstrated by others that “There are large individual variations in the extent to which (neonatal) imitative behavior is distinguishable from spontaneous behavior” (Ullstadius, 2000(1) p. 239).
Campos et al (2008(2), p. 1625) ditto. >Imitation/Developmental psychology, >Imitation/Animal studies, >Mirror neurons/psychological theories.
1 Ullstadius, E. (2000). Variability in judgment of neonatal imitation. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 18, 239-247
2. Campos, J. J., Witherington, D., Anderson, D. I., Frankel, C.I., Uchiyama, I. & Barbu-Roth, M. (2008). Rediscovering development in infancy. Child Development, 79, 1625-1632
Alan M. Slater, “Imitation in Infancy. Revisiting Meltzoff and Moore’s (1977) Study”, in: Alan M. Slater and Paul C. Quinn (eds.) 2012. Developmental Psychology. Revisiting the Classic Studies. London: Sage Publications_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Alan M. Slater
Paul C. Quinn
Developmental Psychology. Revisiting the Classic Studies London 2012