Touch or Watch to Learn? Toddlers' Object Retrieval Using Contingent and Noncontingent Video.

@article{Choi2016TouchOW,
  title={Touch or Watch to Learn? Toddlers' Object Retrieval Using Contingent and Noncontingent Video.},
  author={Koeun Choi and Heather L. Kirkorian},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2016},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={726-36}
}
The experiment reported here was designed to examine the effect of contingent interaction with touch-screen devices on toddlers' use of symbolic media (video) during an object-retrieval task. Toddlers (24-36 months old; N = 75) were randomly assigned to watch an animated character hiding on screen either in a no-contingency video (requiring no action), a general-contingency video (accepting touch input anywhere on screen), or a specific-contingency video (requiring touch input on a particular… CONTINUE READING
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