Optimal Control Methods for Simulating the Perception of Causality in Young Infants

@inproceedings{Stoness1999OptimalCM,
  title={Optimal Control Methods for Simulating the Perception of Causality in Young Infants},
  author={Scott C. Stoness},
  year={1999}
}
There is a growing debate among developmental theorists con cerning the perception of causality in young infants. Some t heorists advocate a top-down view, e.g., that infants reason a b ut causal events on the basis of intuitive physical principles . Others argue instead for a bottom-up view of infant causal knowl edge, in which causal perception emerges from a simple set of associative learning rules. In order to test the limits of the bottom-up view, we propose an optimal control model (OCM… CONTINUE READING

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 18 references

On perception of a partially occluded object in 6-month-olds

  • R. S. Bogartz, J. L. Shinskey
  • Cognitive Development
  • 1998
1 Excerpt

Physical reasoning in young infant

  • R. Baillargeon
  • 1994
2 Excerpts

Physical reasoning in young infants : Seeking explanations for impossible events

  • R. Baillargeon
  • British Journal of Developmental Psychology
  • 1994
1 Excerpt

What infants infer about hidden objects and events

  • K. L. Lucksinger, L. B. Cohen, K. L. Madole
  • 1992

What infants infer about hidden objects and events. Presented at theInternational Conference for Infant Studies, Miami, FL

  • K. L. Lucksinger, L. B. Cohen, K. L. Madole
  • 1992

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…