Nine-month-olds ’ shared visual attention as a function of gesture and object location

  title={Nine-month-olds ’ shared visual attention as a function of gesture and object location},
  author={Ross Floma and Gedeon O. De{\'a}kb and Christina G. Phillc and Anne D. Pickc},
  • Ross Floma, Gedeon O. Deákb, +1 author Anne D. Pickc
  • Published 2004
Two factors hypothesized to affect shared visual attention in 9-month-olds were investigated in two experiments. In Experiment 1, we examined the effects of different attention-directing actions (looking, looking and pointing, and looking, pointing and verbalizing) on 9-month-olds’ engagement in shared visual attention. In Experiment 1 we also varied target object locations (i.e., in front, behind, or peripheral to the infant) to test whether 9-month-olds can follow an adult’s gesture past a… CONTINUE READING
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