Mirror self-recognition beyond the face.

  title={Mirror self-recognition beyond the face.},
  author={Mark Nielsen and Thomas Suddendorf and Virginia Slaughter},
  journal={Child development},
  volume={77 1},
Three studies (N=144) investigated how toddlers aged 18 and 24 months pass the surprise-mark test of self-recognition. In Study 1, toddlers were surreptitiously marked in successive conditions on their legs and faces with stickers visible only in a mirror. Rates of sticker touching did not differ significantly between conditions. In Study 2, toddlers failed to touch a sticker on their legs that had been disguised before being marked. In Study 3, having been given 30-s exposure to their… CONTINUE READING

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