Intermodal learning in infancy: learning on the basis of two kinds of invariant relations in audible and visible events.

@article{Bahrick1988IntermodalLI,
  title={Intermodal learning in infancy: learning on the basis of two kinds of invariant relations in audible and visible events.},
  author={Lorraine E. Bahrick},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1988},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={197-209}
}
In this research, the development of intermodal perception in infancy was examined by using a new method, the intermodal learning method. 3-month-old infants were given the opportunity to learn a relation between 2 single film and soundtrack pairs through a 2-min familiarization period under 1 of 4 conditions. Films of naturalistic events were accompanied by a soundtrack that was (1) appropriate to the composition of the object and synchronous with its motions, (2) appropriate and… CONTINUE READING