The development of social learning in interactive and observational contexts.

@article{Matheson2013TheDO,
  title={The development of social learning in interactive and observational contexts.},
  author={Heath E. Matheson and Chris Moore and Nameera Akhtar},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2013},
  volume={114 2},
  pages={161-72}
}
From the first year of life, imitative learning readily occurs in contexts where a demonstrator directly interacts with infants (i.e., "interactive contexts"), and at least by 18 months, imitation will also occur in third-party or observational contexts where infants witness a demonstration by another person that is not directed at them. However, it remains… CONTINUE READING