Mechanisms Underlying the Emergence of Object Representations during Infancy

@article{Scott2011MechanismsUT,
  title={Mechanisms Underlying the Emergence of Object Representations during Infancy},
  author={Lisa S. Scott},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={2011},
  volume={23},
  pages={2935-2944}
}
The effects of individual versus category training, using behavioral indices of stimulus discrimination and neural ERPs indices of holistic processing, were examined in infants. Following pretraining assessments at 6 months, infants were sent home with training books of objects for 3 months. One group of infants was trained with six different strollers labeled individually, and another group was trained with the same six strollers labeled at the category level (i.e., “stroller”). Infants… CONTINUE READING