Do six-month-old infants perceive causality?

@article{Leslie1987DoSI,
  title={Do six-month-old infants perceive causality?},
  author={Alan M. Leslie and Sarah Keeble},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={1987},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={265-88}
}
The idea of cause and effect is often assumed to originate in prolonged learning. However, the present findings suggest that 27-week-old infants may already perceive a cause-effect relationship. Reversal of an apparently causal event (direct launching) produced more recovery of attention following habituation than the reversal of a similar but apparently… CONTINUE READING