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Mimicry

Sociable imitation of another person’s behavior.

Example: A child sees his mother smoking and is soon found with a twig in his mouth, copying the way she holds and inhales from a cigarette.

Mimicry
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Mimicry. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 21, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/mimicry/