Travel Broadens the Mind.

@article{Campos2000TravelBT,
  title={Travel Broadens the Mind.},
  author={Joseph j. Campos and David I. Anderson and Marianne Barbu-Roth and Edward M. Hubbard and Matthew J. Hertenstein and David C Witherington},
  journal={Infancy : the official journal of the International Society on Infant Studies},
  year={2000},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={
          149-219
        }
}
The onset of locomotion heralds one of the major life transitions in early development and involves a pervasive set of changes in perception, spatial cognition, and social and emotional development. Through a synthesis of published and hitherto unpublished findings, gathered from a number of converging research designs and methods, this article provides a comprehensive review and reanalysis of the consequences of self-produced locomotor experience. Specifically, we focus on the role of… 
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