Senior Lecturer in Psychology, City University London
Dr Cook completed his PhD in Cognitive, Perceptual and Brain Sciences at University College London before taking up a faculty position at City University London in February 2012. He is an ESRC Future Research Leader and Winner of the British Academy's Wiley Prize in Psychology.
Imitation is a key part of the way humans learn. We can pick up new skills by observing others: how to tie shoelaces or hold a pencil in school, how to hit a tennis serve or swing a putter down the country club, or how to...