Electrophysiological Measures of Time Processing in Infant and Adult Brains: Weber's Law Holds

@article{Brannon2008ElectrophysiologicalMO,
  title={Electrophysiological Measures of Time Processing in Infant and Adult Brains: Weber's Law Holds},
  author={Elizabeth M. Brannon and Melissa E. Libertus and Warren H. Meck and Marty G. Woldorff},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={2008},
  volume={20},
  pages={193-203}
}
Behavioral studies have demonstrated that time perception in adults, children, and nonhuman animals is subject to Weber's Law. More specifically, as with discriminations of other features, it has been found that it is the ratio between two durations rather than their absolute difference that controls the ability of an animal to discriminate them. Here, we show that scalp-recorded event-related electrical brain potentials (ERPs) in both adults and 10-month-old human infants, in response to… CONTINUE READING
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