DP Chapter 6 - Chapter 6 Perception PSY 231 A Eric...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/12/09 Chapter 6 Perception PSY 231 A Eric Limegrover
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5/12/09 Methods of Studying Infant Perception Habituation: Discrimination learning “learning to be bored” Preferential looking Study of visual acuity Evoked potentials: recorded as child looks Operant conditioning R+ of one stimulus in a pair
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5/12/09 Vision Present at birth Detect changes in brightness Visually track moving objects By 4 months can discriminate colors Visual acuity at about 8 inches Prefer complex over simple patterns Prefer human face over all
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5/12/09 Video Video Infant Vision
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5/12/09 Figure 6.1
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5/12/09 Vision (Cont.) Depth perception Newborns appear to have size constancy A crawler (7 mo) will not cross the cliff Can perceive the cliff by 2 months Fear of drop-off requires crawling Infants as intuitive theorists: able to make sense of the world
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course PSY 231 taught by Professor Limegrover during the Fall '08 term at Miami University.

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