A new study reports children with autism's imitation behavior could help predict their development of flexible speech.
Inhibiting imitation of others increases empathy and allows people to recognize the facial expression of others, regardless of their situation.
Researchers reveal the social divide between chimps and humans isn't as clear cut as once thought. Observing both animals and visitors at a zoo, researchers discovered about 10% of the actions produced by one species was an imitation of the other species.
A new study reports children who are able to selectively imitate behaviors are more flexible social learners.