Infants predict other people's action goals

@article{FalckYtter2006InfantsPO,
  title={Infants predict other people's action goals},
  author={T. Falck-Ytter and G. Gredeb{\"a}ck and C. Hofsten},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
  year={2006},
  volume={9},
  pages={878-879}
}
Do infants come to understand other people's actions through a mirror neuron system that maps an observed action onto motor representations of that action? We demonstrate that a specialized system for action perception guides proactive goal-directed eye movements in 12-month-old but not in 6-month-old infants, providing direct support for this view. The activation of this system requires observing an interaction between the hand of the agent and an object. 

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