2.5-month-old infants' reasoning about when objects should and should not be occluded.

@article{Aguiar199925montholdIR,
  title={2.5-month-old infants' reasoning about when objects should and should not be occluded.},
  author={Adriana F. S. Aguiar and Ren{\'e}e Baillargeon},
  journal={Cognitive psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={116-57}
}
The present research examined 2.5-month-old infants' reasoning about occlusion events. Three experiments investigated infants' ability to predict whether an object should remain continuously hidden or become temporarily visible when passing behind an occluder with an opening in its midsection. In Experiment 1, the infants were habituated to a short toy mouse that moved back and forth behind a screen. Next, the infants saw two test events that were identical to the habituation event except that… CONTINUE READING
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