Infants' ability to use object kind information for object individuation

@article{Xu1999InfantsAT,
  title={Infants' ability to use object kind information for object individuation},
  author={Fei Xu and Susan Carey and Jenny Welch},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={1999},
  volume={70},
  pages={137-166}
}
The present studies investigate infants reliance on object kind information in solving the problem of object individuation. Two experiments explored whether adults, 10- and 12-month-old infants could use their knowledge of ducks and cars to individuate an ambiguous array consisting of a toy duck perched on a toy car into two objects. A third experiment investigated whether 10-month-old infants could use their knowledge of cups and shoes to individuate an array consisting of a cup perched on a… CONTINUE READING

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