Frontal Lobe Activation during Object Permanence: Data from Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

  title={Frontal Lobe Activation during Object Permanence: Data from Near-Infrared Spectroscopy},
  author={A. Baird and J. Kagan and T. Gaudette and Kathryn A. Walz and Natalie Hershlag and D. Boas},
  • A. Baird, J. Kagan, +3 authors D. Boas
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Computer Science, Medicine
  • NeuroImage
  • The ability to create and hold a mental schema of an object is one of the milestones in cognitive development. Developmental scientists have named the behavioral manifestation of this competence object permanence. Convergent evidence indicates that frontal lobe maturation plays a critical role in the display of object permanence, but methodological and ethical constrains have made it difficult to collect neurophysiological evidence from awake, behaving infants. Near-infrared spectroscopy… CONTINUE READING
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