Great apes imitate actions of others and effects of others' actions

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (5):700-700 (1998)

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Apes imitate the effects of others' actions, but the evidence for program-level imitation seems contradictory and the evidence against bodily imitation and trial and error in learning the organization of complex activities seems ambiguous. Action-level imitations are more flexible than described and may derive from imitation of the effects of others' actions on objects.
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