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    Slapping mirror, then slapping hands

    What you see in the video must look familiar, an infant slapping a mirror that reflects her image. Beatrix, age 9 months, slaps the polished panel repeatedly with both hands flat to the surface. How else is an infant to engage her own image? Just looking would not be enough….

    Subjects: mirrors

    Ages: infants

    Tags: imitation self-recognition child-child child-object communication nonverbal