In this clip evaluator Connor Puleo discusses the tendency of typically developing children to imitate both their parents and their peers. She explains the importance of this behavior and describes how imitation provides opportunities for children to learn from others as well as share enjoyment with others.
"So if you see two little children imitating each other, they're really learning from each other, and also sharing an interaction and enjoying that. They're enjoying that they can both do the same thing..."
— Connor Puleo
- Nonverbal Behaviors Used in Social Interaction
- eye contact
- Social Interaction
- shared enjoyment