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Title: Infants rationally infer the goals of other people's reaches in the absence of first‐person experience with reaching actions
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In the present experiments, 3‐month‐old prereaching infants learned to attribute either object goals or place goals to other people's reaching actions.

Prereaching infants view agents’ actions as goal‐directed, but do not expect these acts to be directed to specific objects, rather than to specific places.

Prereaching infants are open‐minded about the specific goal states that reaching actions aim to achieve.

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Developmental Science
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