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Newborn infants' perception of partly occluded objects.

Slater, A. and Johnson, Scott and Brown, E. and Badenoch, M. (1996) Newborn infants' perception of partly occluded objects. Infant Behavior and Development, 19 (1). pp. 145-148.

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Abstract

Newborn infants were familiarized to a display which contained multiple cues that specified the completeness or coherence of a partly concealed object. However, the findings from test trials suggested that object unity had not been perceived. Possible reasons for the newborn's limitations, and of age changes in perception of object unity, are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Infant Behavior and Development
Uncontrolled Keywords: newborn perception ; occluded objects ; object unity
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Psychology
ID Code: 19002
Deposited By: ep_ss_importer
Deposited On: 05 Nov 2008 16:20
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 15:24
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/19002

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