Neonatal imitation should not exclusively be considered at the population-level; instead, we propose that inconsistent findings regarding its occurrence result from important individual differences in imitative responses. We also highlight what we consider to be a false dichotomy of genetic versus learning accounts of the development of mirror neurons, and instead suggest a more parsimonious epigenetic perspective. © 2014 Cambridge University Press.

Neonatal imitation and an epigenetic account of mirror neuron development

Tramacere A.;
2014

Abstract

Neonatal imitation should not exclusively be considered at the population-level; instead, we propose that inconsistent findings regarding its occurrence result from important individual differences in imitative responses. We also highlight what we consider to be a false dichotomy of genetic versus learning accounts of the development of mirror neurons, and instead suggest a more parsimonious epigenetic perspective. © 2014 Cambridge University Press.
Simpson E.A.; Fox N.A.; Tramacere A.; Ferrari P.F.
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