Spatial errors made by infants: inadequate spatial cues or evidence of egocentrism?

@article{Bremner1978SpatialEM,
  title={Spatial errors made by infants: inadequate spatial cues or evidence of egocentrism?},
  author={James Gavin Bremner},
  journal={British journal of psychology},
  year={1978},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={
          77-84
        }
}
Nine month old infants search correctly for an object which they have seen hidden in one position, but cease to do so after they have been moved to the opposite side of the display, searching instead at a position which is apparently defined egocentrically from their experience before movement. This error can be explained on the one hand in terms of response dependence or egocentrism, or on the other hand as due to a lack of adequate spatial cues to allocentric position. In order to distinguish… CONTINUE READING
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