Early Infancy

Early Infancy - Early Infancy What is baby vision like? The...

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Unformatted text preview: Early Infancy What is baby vision like? The same as ours?x Colors but no depth perception? x Straight vision is similar but not object perception?x Blurry, vague objects and movement but no fine detail?x? No vision at all?x Focal Length Babies have a fixed focal length They see objects in precise focus 9-12 inches away, blurry closer or further Evolutionary explanation, caregivers face is going to be the clearest object in the environment. Special attention to faces Faces Preferential looking to faces versus nonfaces. But no contrast between faces and scrambled faces Features that attract babies (high contrast, face-like configuration) are most likely to be faces in the natural environment. Hearing One Month Old babies Localize sounds from the time theyre born Discriminate voices from other sounds Prefer voices Prefer familiar voices mothers voice in particular. Prefer voices theyve heard in the womb....
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