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Imitation and the social mind : autism and typical development

Author: Sally J Rogers; Justin H G Williams
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2006.
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From earliest infancy, a typically developing child imitates or mirrors the facial expressions, postures and gestures, and emotional behavior of others. This book examines the role of imitation in  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sally J Rogers; Justin H G Williams
ISBN: 1593853114 9781593853112
OCLC Number: 63125802
Description: xiv, 466 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Studies of imitation in early infancy: findings and theories / Sally J. Rogers --
Vocal and action imitation by infants and toddlers during dyadic interactions: development, causes, and consequences / Elise Frank Masur --
Instrumental, social, and shared goals and intentions in imitation / Malinda Carpenter --
Mimicry and autism: bases and consequences of rapid, automatic matching behavior / Eric J. Moody, Daniel N. McIntosh --
Imitation and the development of language / Tony Charman --
Does imitation matter to children with autism? / Jacqueline Nadel --
Imitation and self-recognition in autism: in search of an explanation / Mark Nielsen, Thomas Suddendorf, Cheryl Dissanayake --
Imitation: theory of mind, and cultural knowledge: perspectives from typical development and autism / Eva Loth, Juan Carlos Gómez --
Imitation, identification, and the shaping of mind: insights from autism / Peter Hobson, Jessica Meyer. The dissection of imitation and its "cognitive kin" in comparative and developmental psychology / Andrew Whiten --
A cognitive neuroscience view of imitation / Jean Decety --
Imitation in autism: findings and controversies / Sally J. Rogers, Justin H.G. Williams --
Longitudinal research on motor imitation in autism / Susan L. Hepburn, Wendy L. Stone --
Measuring the development of motor-control processes in neurodevelopmental disorders / Mark Mon-Williams, James R. Tresilian --
Neuroimaging self-other mapping in autism / Justin H.G. Williams, Gordon D. Waiter --
Assessment of imitation abilities in autism: conceptual and methodological issues / Isabel M. Smith, Crystal Lowe-Pearce, Shana L. Nichols --
The effect of motor disorders on imitation in children / Deborah Dewey, Shauna Bottos --
Conclusions / Bruce F. Pennington, Justin H.G. Williams, Sally J. Rogers.
Responsibility: edited by Sally J. Rogers, Justin H.G. Williams.
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"The importance of imitation as a fundamental component of social communication, and of its failure in autism, cannot be overstated. This is why imitation is one of the most active research themes in Read more...

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