Can newborn infants imitate?

  title={Can newborn infants imitate?},
  author={Susan Scanlon Jones},
  journal={Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. Cognitive science},
  volume={8 1-2}
For several decades, scientists have held that newborn human infants can imitate adult behaviors like mouth opening, tongue protruding, and finger movements. This has been difficult to explain. In particular, it is not clear how newborn infants could know enough about their own bodies and movements, and how these map onto the bodies and movements of others… CONTINUE READING