NEONATAL IMITATION

is the tendency for new-born babies to reproduce, imitate or copy behaviours which they observe.

NEONATAL IMITATION: "Neonatal imitation occurs a lot in hospitals, where newly born children copy behaviours of others or their parents."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NEONATAL IMITATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/neonatal-imitation/ (accessed July 17, 2019).
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