Reaching the goal: Active experience facilitates 8-month-old infants' prospective analysis of goal-based actions.

@article{KroghJespersen2018ReachingTG,
  title={Reaching the goal: Active experience facilitates 8-month-old infants' prospective analysis of goal-based actions.},
  author={Sheila Krogh-Jespersen and Amanda L. Woodward},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2018},
  volume={171},
  pages={31-45}
}
From early in development, infants view others' actions as structured by intentions, and this action knowledge may be supported by shared action production/perception systems. Because the motor system is inherently prospective, infants' understanding of goal-directed actions should support predictions of others' future actions, yet little is known about the… CONTINUE READING