Hunting Play Among the San Children: Imitation, Learning, and Play

@inproceedings{Imamura2016HuntingPA,
  title={Hunting Play Among the San Children: Imitation, Learning, and Play},
  author={Kaoru Imamura},
  year={2016}
}
To understand the characteristics of learning among children of the San, hunter-gatherers in the Kalahari, this study focuses on observing children’s imitative behavior and analyzing the functions of imitation in obtaining skills for toolmaking and use, in communication, and in creating new types of play. As imitation is central to social learning, the imitative processes in which children learn skills and acquire knowledge are described and discussed. The San children learn life skills through… CONTINUE READING