Object recognition and object segregation in 4.5-month-old infants.

  title={Object recognition and object segregation in 4.5-month-old infants.},
  author={Amy Needham},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  volume={78 1},
  • Amy Needham
  • Published 2001 in Journal of experimental child psychology
Six experiments investigated how 4.5-month-old infants' perception of a display is affected by an immediate prior experience with an object similar to part of the test display. Prior research (A. Needham & R. Baillargeon, 1998) showed that when infants see an object alone and then see it next to a novel object, this prior experience allows them to determine the location of a boundary between the two objects. The present experiments investigated whether infants would also use an object similar… CONTINUE READING

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