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Unformatted text preview: and Moore (1983) has found that babies between 7 and 72 hours old starts to imitate adults who opens their mouth widely or stuck their tongues out. However, according to Piaget’s theory, imitation requires the capacity for symbolic representation, which is generally not achieved until the end of the second year of life. We cannot exactly say which theory is right or wrong but I think that it is clear that babies learn how to express their motions and their expressing methods by imitating adult’s expressions....
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2008 for the course PSYCH 212 taught by Professor Marchand during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Fall '07