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according to theory-theory, why do children imitate irrelevant adult behaviors?,

Children are often found copying the actions of adults around them. But why? According to theory-theory, children imitate irrelevant adult behaviors because they have no way of distinguishing between what is relevant or irrelevant for their development. In this post we will discuss how theory-theory explains the prevalence of imitation and what can be done to help children discriminate between behavior that is appropriate and inappropriate for their age level. What Is Theory-Theory? by Children’s Behavior Blog Children are often found copying the actions of adults around them. But why? According to theory-theory, children imitate irrelevant adult behaviors because they have no way of distinguishing between what is relevant or irrelevant for their development. In this post we will discuss how theory-theory explains the prevalence of imitation and what can be done to help children discriminate between behavior that is appropriate and inappropriate for their age level. When parents scold an older child for acting like a baby, it doesn’t make much sense to him–after all he probably knows more about being a baby than his parent does! For young learners with little experience in life outside home, there is really

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