Visual complexity in infancy: contour or numerosity?

  title={Visual complexity in infancy: contour or numerosity?},
  author={Dr. Julie E. Greenberg and S Z Blue},
  journal={Child development},
  volume={46 2},
To examine the relationship between visual attention in infancy and the stimulus variables of contour and numerosity, 2- and 4-month-old infants were placed in 3 experimental conditions. In the first condition, the patterns shown to the infants varied in amount of contour but had an equal number of elements; in the second, they varied in numerosity but had an equal amount of contour; and in the third, the patterns varied in both numerosity and contour. The results showed that contour and… CONTINUE READING