Self-perception and action in infancy

  title={Self-perception and action in infancy},
  author={Philippe Rochat},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
By 2–3 months, infants engage in exploration of their own body as it moves and acts in the environment. They babble and touch their own body, attracted and actively involved in investigating the rich intermodal redundancies, temporal contingencies, and spatial congruence of self-perception. Recent research is presented, which investigats the spatial and temporal determinants of self-perception and action infancy. This research shows that, in the course of the first weeks of life, infants… CONTINUE READING