Developmental synchrony between social referencing and Piagetian sensorimotor causality

@inproceedings{Desrochers1994DevelopmentalSB,
  title={Developmental synchrony between social referencing and Piagetian sensorimotor causality},
  author={St{\'e}phan Desrochers and Marcelle Ricard and Th{\'e}r{\`e}se Gouin D{\'e}carie and Louise Allard},
  year={1994}
}
Abstract The role of the Piagetian notion of causality in the development of social referencing was investigated in a longitudinal study of 25 infants aged 6 to 18 months. Social referencing was elicited by an object placed in an ambiguous context; it was operationalized as a look directed toward the mother following a look to the object accompanied by a state of wariness (a perplexed or surprised facial expression or a look at the object for more than 3 s without moving). The Piagetian stage… CONTINUE READING