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Unformatted text preview: 5 Challenges of locomotor niche • Assessing new terrain: “risky slope” research –What does an infant need to know? –How is the necessary information acquired? • Context-dependent reorganization of motor patterns: –Perception of slope –Growth = changing biomechanical constraints 6 Integrating motor and social development • When an infant is on a slope of unknown riskiness, will they look for and be inFuenced by social information? • Conditions: mom encouraging or discouraging 3/7/11 2 7 Early cognitive development • Piaget: learn about the world by acting on it and perceiving regularities • Ontogeny of numerosity –Do infants possess a sense of numbers? –Wynn (abstract logic) vs. ClearFeld (perception) • Use of numbers and counting –Ritual vs. understanding...
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2011 for the course PSYCH 2090 taught by Professor Goldstein, m during the Spring '07 term at Cornell.
- Spring '07
- GOLDSTEIN, M
- Developmental Psychology