Martin Zettersten

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The tendency to imitate causally irrelevant actions is termed overimitation. Here we investigated (a) whether communication of a model performing irrelevant actions is necessary to elicit overimitation in preschoolers and (b) whether communication of another model performing an efficient action modulates the subsequent reduction of overimitation. In the(More)
Learning the meanings of words involves not only forming connections between individual words and concepts but also building a network of connections across objects and words. Previous studies reveal that infants and adults can learn word-referent links across multiple ambiguous training instances by tracking the statistical co-occurrence of labels and(More)
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