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ERIC Number: EJ284353
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
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Newborn Infants Imitate Adult Facial Gestures.
Meltzoff, Andrew N.; Moore, M. Keith
Child Development, v54 n3 p702-09 Jun 1983
Results indicated that infants only 0.7 to 71 hours old can imitate adults' facial gestures (mouth opening and tongue protrusions). Three possible mechanisms underlying this early imitative behavior are suggested. (Author/MP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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