CARTA: Human Origins: Lessons from Autism Spectrum Disorders - Andrew Meltzhoff: The "Like-Me" Theory for Connecting Self and Others

1/18/2013; 20 minutes

Andrew Meltzoff (Univ of Washington) describes new research on the origins of 'social cognition' -- the mechanisms by which infants come to understand other people and interpret their actions and intentions before language -- and its implications for understanding children with autism spectrum disorders. (#24820)

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