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Perspectives on imitation: from neuroscience to social science

Author: Hurley, Susan ; Chater, NickPublisher: MIT Press, 2005.Language: EnglishDescription: Various pagings ; 24 cm.ISBN: 026258252XType of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and indexContents Note: Vol. 1: Mechanisms of imitation and imitation in animals, 437 p.; vol. 2: Imitation, human development, and culture, 547 p.
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Vol. 1: Mechanisms of imitation and imitation in animals, 437 p.; vol. 2: Imitation, human development, and culture, 547 p.


From Neuroscience to Social Science Contents of Volume 1 Perspectives on Imitation Mechanisms of Imitation and Imitation in Animals Contents of Volume 2 ix Introduction: The Importance of Imitation Susan Hurley and Nick Chater 1 I Mechanisms of Imitation 53 1 The Mirror Neuron System and Imitation Giacomo Rizzolatti 55 2 Understanding Others: Imitation, Language, and Empathy Marco lacoboni 77 3 "Being Like Me": Self--Other Identity, Mirror Neurons, and Empathy Vittorio Gallese 101 4 The Neurophysiology of Imitation and Intersubjectivity Jean Decety and Thierry Chaminade 119 5 An Ideomotor Approach to Imitation Wolfgang Prinz 141 6 Imitation by Association Cecilia Heyes 1 5 7 7 The Shared Circuits Hypothesis: A Unified Functional Architecture for Control, Imitation, and Simulation Susan Hurley 1 7 7 8 Commentary and Discussion on Mechanisms of Imitation 8.1 Reflections on Mirror Systems J. N. P. Rawlins on Rizzolatti and on Decety and Chaminade 195 vi Contents of Volume 1 8.2 Action Recognition, Imitation, and Language Are Different Michael Arbib on lacoboni 200 8.3 Evidence for Memetic Drive? Susan Blackmore on lacoboni 203 8.4 The Role of Mirror Neurons in Imitation Susan Jones on Gallese 205 8.5 Overlapping Brain States while Viewing and Doing Marcel Kinsbourne on Decety and Chaminade 210 8.6 Action, Ideation, and Perception Michael Arbib on W. Prinz 215 8.7 The Application of Ideomotor Theory to Imitation Merlin Donald on W. Prinz 217 8.8 How to Analyze Learning by Imitation Bennett Galef on Heyes 218 8.9 The Imitative Correspondence Problem: Solved or Sidestepped? Andrew Whiten on Heyes 220 II Imitation in Animals 223 9 Detecting, Understanding, and Explaining Imitation by Animals Richard W. Byrne 225 10 Insights into Vocal Imitation in African Grey Parrots (Psittacus erithacus) Irene M. Pepperberg 243 11 Selective Imitation in Child and Chimpanzee: A Window on the Construal of Others' Actions Andrew Whiten, Victoria Horner, and Sarah Marshall-Pescini 263 12 Commentary and Discussion on Imitation in Animals 12.1 Imitation in Animals: Function versus Mechanism and the Issue of Novelty Thomas Zentall on Byrne 285 12.2 Novelty and Complexity: Two Problems in Animal (and Human) Imitation Birgit Elsner on Byrne 287 12.3 Do Parrots (and Children) Emulate Speech Sounds? Richard W. Byrne on Pepperberg 290 12.4 Some Reflections on Imitation in Human Language Martin J. Pickering on Pepperberg 293 Contents of Volume 1 vii 12.5 Breathing New Life into the Study of Imitation by Animals: What and When Do Chimpanzees Imitate? Bennett Galef on Whiten, Horner, and Marshall-Pescini 295 12.6 Why Don't Apes Ape More? Susan Jones on Whiten, Horner, and Marshall-Pescini 297 Bibliography for Volumes 1 and 2 Contributors to Volumes 1 and 2 Index to Volume 1 381 Index to Volume 2 409 303 377 From Neuroscience to Social Science Contents of Volume 2 Perspectives on Imitation Imitation, Human Development, and Culture Introduction: The Importance of Imitation Susan Hurley and Nick Chater 1 I Imitation and Human Development 53 1 Imitation and Other Minds: The "Like Me" Hypothesis Andrew N. Meltzoff 55 2 Imitation, Mind Reading, and Simulation Alvin I. Goldman 79 3 Intentional Agents Like Myself Robert M. Gordon 95 4 No Compelling Evidence to Dispute Piaget's Timetable of the Development of Representational Imitation in Infancy Moshe Anisfeld 107 5 Intention Reading and Imitative Learning Michael Tomasello and Malinda Carpenter 133 6 On Learning What Not to Do: The Emergence of Selective Imitation in Tool Use by Young Children Paul L. Harris and Stephen Want 149 7 Imitation as Entrainment: Brain Mechanisms and Social Consequences Marcel Kinsbourne 163 8 Commentary and Discussion on Imitation and Human Development 8.1 Grasping Action Paul L. Harris on Meltzoff 173 8.2 Do Babies Know What They Look Like? Doppelgängers and the Phenomenology of Infancy Nicholas Humphrey on Meltzoff 178 X Contents of Volume 2 8.3 Construing Selves from Others Wolfgang Prinz on Goldman 180 8.4 Some Reflections on the Theory Theory­Simulation Theory Debate Ruth Garrett Millikan on Goldman 182 8.5 Who Can Imitate Depends on How We Define Imitation Thomas Zentall on Anisfeld 189 8.6 What Does Infant Imitation Tell Us about the Underlying Representations? Birgit Elsner on Anisfeld 191 8.7 joining the Intentional Dance Guy Claxton on Tomasello and Carpenter 194 8.8 Two Elegant Experiments George Comstock on Harris and Want 197 8.9 Against Copying: Learning When (and Whom) Not to Ape Guy Claxton on Kinsbourne 199 8.10 Imitating Violence Susan Brison on Kinsbourne 202 II Imitation and Culture 9 Why We Are Social Animals: The High Road to Imitation as Social Glue Ap Dijksterhuis 207 10 Deceptive Mimicry in Humans Diego Gambetta 221 11 What Effects Does the Treatment of Violence in the Mass Media Have on People's Conduct? A Controversy Reconsidered John Eldridge 243 12 Imitation and the Effects of Observing Media Violence on Behavior L. Rowell Huesmann 257 13 Imitation and Moral Development Jesse J. Prinz 267 14 Imitation and Mimesis Merlin Donald 283 15 Imitation and Rationality Robert Sugden 301 16 Common Misunderstandings of Memes (and Genes): The Promise and the Limits of the Genetic Analogy to Cultural Transmission Processes Francisco J. Gil-White 317 Contents of Volume 2 xi 17 Goals versus Memes: Explanation in the Theory of Cultural Evolution Mark Greenberg 339 18 Mendelian and Darwinian Views of Memes and Cultural Change Nick Chater 355 19 Commentary and Discussion on Imitation and Culture 19.1 Not Waving but Drowning Susan Brison on Dijksterhuis 363 19.2 The Imitation Superhighway Harry Litman on Dijksterhuis 365 19.3 The Crimes of Proteus Harry Litman on Gambetta 368 19.4 Media Violence and Aggression, Properly Considered George Comstock on Eldridge 371 19.5 Applying the Science of Imitation to the Imitation of Violence Susan Hurley on Huesmann 380 19.6 Acquiring Morality by Imitating Emotions L. Rowell Huesmann on J. Prinz 386 19.7 Mirror Systems and Adam Smith's Theory of Sympathy Robert Sugden 388 19.8 The Relation between Language and (Mimetic) Culture Morten H. Christiansen on Donald 391 19.9 A Possible Confusion between Mimetic and Memetic Susan Blackmore on Donald 396 19.10 Imitation as a Tool of Cooperation and Manipulation Paul Seabright on Sugden and on Gambetta 398 19.11 Proving Rationality Mark Greenberg on Sugden 402 19.12 Even Deeper Misunderstandings of Memes Susan Blackmore on Gil-White 406 19.13 Can Memes Meet the Challenge? Susan Blackmore on Greenberg and on Chater 409 Bibliography for Volumes 1 and 2 413 Contributors to Volumes 1 and 2 487 Index to Volume 1 491 Index to Volume 2 519

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