Infant search errors: stage of concept development or stage of memory development.

@article{Bjork1984InfantSE,
  title={Infant search errors: stage of concept development or stage of memory development.},
  author={E L Bjork and Edward Mark Cummings},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  year={1984},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={1-19}
}
An 8-to-I2-month-old infant, having found an object hidden at a first location (A), will frequently continue to search at the A location when the object is moved, in full view of the infant, to a second location (B)and hidden there. In Piaget's (1954) theory of the way in which children acquire knowledge of the external world through actions, the occurrence of such AS(or Stage IV) search errors is considered to provide critical evidence that such infants are egocentrically concerned with their… CONTINUE READING