Tag: Cognitive Development
Overimitation is the meticulous replication of both necessary and superfluous actions, which underpins human social learning and the propagation of culture, indicating a sophisticated aspect of human cognitive development.
Theory of Mind (ToM) is the ability to understand others’ mental states and predict their behavior. It’s key for social interaction, empathy, and communication. It usually develops in early childhood and its impairment can be seen in conditions like autism.