Beyond irrelevant actions: understanding the role of intentionality in children's imitation of relevant actions.

Abstract

The current research examines how 3- to 5-year-old children use intentionality to understand the causal structure of objects in an observational learning context. Two studies are presented in which the intentionality of relevant actions was manipulated during toy retrieval demonstrations and contrasted with whether these actions remained relevant or were… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2013.10.008

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