Middle Infancy

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Middle Infancy Between 6 months and a year Gaze Following Point Following Gazing and Pointing At a year old babies can understand that that someone else can pay attention to the object they’re pointing to.
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Social Referencing Repacholi Experimenter smiles to Box A and expresses disgust to Box B 14 month olds would only open Box A and not Box B Social referencing isn’t just imitation or contagion – its genuinely understanding that emotions are “about” objects
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Joint Attention Chimpanzees – Some gaze following – but not pointing and social referencing. . Children with autism – will point to get things but not just for joint attention. Gaze following and pointing as early diagnosis of autism. 12-month-olds understand what people see.
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Understanding what people want – Goal directed behavior Amanda Woodward Give the babies a task testing intentions 7 month old babies Two objects A and B , and two locations X and Y
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2008 for the course PSYCH 140 taught by Professor Christine during the Fall '08 term at Berkeley.

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