Anticipatory reaching by infants and adults: the effect of object features and apertures in opaque and transparent screens.

@article{Robinson1996AnticipatoryRB,
  title={Anticipatory reaching by infants and adults: the effect of object features and apertures in opaque and transparent screens.},
  author={Julie A. Robinson and Beryl E. McKenzie and Ross H. Day},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1996},
  volume={67 6},
  pages={2641-57}
}
Perception of the manner in which objects may be grasped was examined in a series of experiments with adults and 10-month-old infants; visuomotor adjustment in hand orientation before making contact with objects served as the index throughout. In the first experiment, infants modified their hand orientation to match more closely the long axis of an object. They did so even though the target object could have been grasped by either end with hands oriented orthogonally to the long axis of the… CONTINUE READING

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