Hoehl, Stefanie and Reid, Vincent M. and Parise, Eugenio and Handl, Andrea and Palumbo, Letizia and Striano, Tricia (2009) Looking at eye gaze processing and its neural correlates in infancy-implications for social development and autism spectrum disorder. Child Development, 80 (4). pp. 968-985. ISSN 0009-3920Full text not available from this repository.
The importance of eye gaze as a means of communication is indisputable. However, there is debate about whether there is a dedicated neural module, which functions as an eye gaze detector and when infants are able to use eye gaze cues in a referential way. The application of neuroscience methodologies to developmental psychology has provided new insights into early social cognitive development. This review integrates findings on the development of eye gaze processing with research on the neural mechanisms underlying infant and adult social cognition. This research shows how a cognitive neuroscience approach can improve our understanding of social development and autism spectrum disorder.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Child Development|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Psychology|
|Deposited On:||24 Sep 2012 15:53|
|Last Modified:||07 Jan 2015 17:54|
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