The development of knowledge about visual perception.

  title={The development of knowledge about visual perception.},
  author={John H. Flavell},
  journal={Nebraska Symposium on Motivation. Nebraska Symposium on Motivation},
  • John H. Flavell
  • Published 1977 in
    Nebraska Symposium on Motivation. Nebraska…
This chapter describes recent theory and research in one limited area of social-cognitive development, namely, the childhood acquisition of knowledge about visual perception. The author and his co-workers have hypothesized that there are two developmental levels of such knowledge. At earlier-developing Level 1, the child understands that others as well as the self see objects, and is also able to infer correctly what objects they do or do not currently see if provided with adequate cues. At… CONTINUE READING

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