Hanna Schleihauf
University of Göttingen
ImitationDevelopmental psychologyPsychologyInterpersonal communicationCognitive psychologyDyadCopyingMother child interactionTemperament
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#1Hanna Schleihauf (GAU: University of Göttingen)H-Index: 1
#2Stefanie Hoehl (University of Vienna)H-Index: 20
Abstract Children and adults tend to imitate actions that are causally irrelevant to accomplishing a goal; they “over-imitate.” It has been discussed that humans over-imitate either because of erroneous causal reasoning, meaning that they do not recognize demonstrated actions as being irrelevant, or because of social motivation, for example, because they want to follow a norm or affiliate with the demonstrator. Recent findings give reason to believe that neither of these accounts alone is suffic...
#1Trinh Nguyen (University of Vienna)H-Index: 1
#2Hanna Schleihauf (GAU: University of Göttingen)H-Index: 1
Last. Stefanie Hoehl (University of Vienna)H-Index: 20
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Abstract Understanding others is fundamental to interpersonal coordination and successful cooperation. One mechanism posited to underlie both effective communication and behavioral coordination is interpersonal neural synchrony. Although presumably foundational for children’s social development, research on neural synchrony in naturalistic caregiver-child interactions is lacking. Using dual-functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), we examined the effects of interaction quality on neural sy...
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