Observing Third-Party Attentional Relationships Affects Infants' Gaze Following: An Eye-Tracking Study

  title={Observing Third-Party Attentional Relationships Affects Infants' Gaze Following: An Eye-Tracking Study},
  author={Xianwei Meng and Yusuke Uto and Kazuhide Hashiya},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
Not only responding to direct social actions toward themselves, infants also pay attention to relevant information from third-party interactions. However, it is unclear whether and how infants recognize the structure of these interactions. The current study aimed to investigate how infants' observation of third-party attentional relationships influence their subsequent gaze following. Nine-month-old, 1-year-old, and 1.5-year-old infants (N = 72, 37 girls) observed video clips in which a female… 

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