Interindividual differences in neonatal imitation and the development of action chains in rhesus macaques.

Abstract

The capacity to imitate facial gestures is highly variable in rhesus macaques and this variability may be related to differences in specific neurobehavioral patterns of development. This study evaluated the differential neonatal imitative response of 41 macaques in relation to the development of sensory, motor, and cognitive skills throughout the 1st month… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2009.01316.x

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