The role of developmental limitations of sensory input on sensory/perceptual organization.

@article{Turkewitz1985TheRO,
  title={The role of developmental limitations of sensory input on sensory/perceptual organization.},
  author={Gerald Turkewitz and Paraic A. Kenny},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={1985},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={
          302-6
        }
}
The human infant is born with limited sensory capacities. Such limitations are characteristic of early stages of development of all mammals. These limitations have been conceptualized as equivalent to sensory deprivation, and it has frequently been assumed that compensatory stimulation would therefore be advantageous. It is our contention that, during normal development, limitations provide an organizational framework which enhances perceptual development, and that providing additional… CONTINUE READING
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