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Unformatted text preview: pattern o Visual scanning – infants can track moving objects smoothly if the objects are moving slowing. Infants visual scanning ability is limited to focusing on perimeters or corners o Object perception Perceptual constancy – perception of objects as being constant in size, shape, color, despite difference in the retinal image of the object Size constancy Shape constancy Object segregation – infants can perceive boundaries between objects Depth perception • Depth and distance cues help us know where we are with respect to objects and landmarks o • Auditory perception o Auditory localization Infants can turn toward the direction of sound o Music perception Infants seem to be sensitive to certain musical sounds, rhythms, and melody • Taste and Smell o Develops before birth o Innate prefer sweet flavors o Sense of smell draws them to their mothers o Sensitive to the smell of breast milk...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSYC 250 taught by Professor Okeke during the Fall '07 term at UNC.
- Fall '07