Perceived self in infancy

@article{Rochat2000PerceivedSI,
  title={Perceived self in infancy},
  author={P. Rochat and T. Striano},
  journal={Infant Behavior \& Development},
  year={2000},
  volume={23},
  pages={513-530}
}
Research is presented suggesting that an implicit sense of self is developing from birth, long before children begin to manifest explicit (conceptual) self-knowledge by the second year. Implicit self-knowledge in infancy is rooted in intermodal perception and action. Studies are reported showing that at least from 2 months of age, infants become increasingly systematic and deliberate in the exploration of their own body and the perceptual consequences of self-produced action. From such… Expand

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