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ghaderi F. Action mirroring and action understanding in children. frooyesh. 2019; 8 (5) :143-152
university of isfahan ,
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The past decade has experienced an increasing interest in action underestanding and children’s mirroring of others’ behavior. Behavioral investigations have focused on the development and significance of mimicry, goal prediction and imitation. Others have focused on the neural basis of action mirroring, identifying particular electrophysiological markers or related brain regions. A vivid debate concerns the functional mechanisms that subseries and lead to action mirroring, others have suggested that action mirroring is the consequence of higher-level processes, Finally, the consequences of action mirroring for social functioning have been discussed with respect to its role in action understanding and fostering social relations. This article is an overview of the concepts of action underestanding and action mirroring of children, the neural, cognitive and social basis mechanisms, the evolution and, the way to measure and evaluate, and also review the outlines of recent researchers' comments and claims in This field. The effects and application of mirroring in the development of social perception and social recognition in the process of child development are discussed.
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Type of Article: Analysis | Subject: Developmental Psychology
Received: 2017/12/23 | Revised: 2019/10/7 | Accepted: 2018/05/17
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