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The role of perceptual and cognitive processes in addition-subtraction studies with 5-month-old infants.

Slater, Alan M. and Bremner, J. Gavin and Johnson, Scott P and Hayes, Rachel A. (2010) The role of perceptual and cognitive processes in addition-subtraction studies with 5-month-old infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 33 (4). pp. 685-688. ISSN 0163-6383

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Abstract

After a brief familiarization period to either one or two toys 5-month olds gave a clear preference for perceptually novel displays suggesting that replicable findings of greater looking at an unexpected arithmetic outcome in addition/subtraction experiments cannot easily be attributed to simple familiarity preferences.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Infant Behavior and Development
Uncontrolled Keywords: Infancy ; Numeracy ; Addition-subtraction ; Information processing ; Nativism ; Discrimination
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Psychology
ID Code: 53814
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 01 May 2012 15:13
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2013 15:23
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/53814

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