Lec9_Percept_dev(2)

Lec9_Percept_dev(2) - Perceptual Development What is...

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Unformatted text preview: Perceptual Development What is perception? Sensation Receiving basic information from the external world through the sensory receptors Perception The process of organizing and interpreting sensory information (in order to act on it?) Issues in perceptual development Childrens health and well-being (Public policy) Links between perception, action, and cognition (Active child) When is knowledge acquired? (Nature-Nurture) William James Blooming, buzzing confusion? Perceptual development Hearing Taste / smell Touch . . . Vision Testing visual acuity Visual acuity The sharpness of vision and the clarity with which details can be discerned Gratings The higher the frequency (closer together the lines) you can see, the better your discrimination Techniques for studying infants visual abilities Preferential looking Habituation EEG Habituation / Dishabituation Development of visual acuity Newborn Acuity: 20/600 20/120 in book is for 2 months Rapidly improves Nearly 20/20 by 8 months Why so poor at birth?Why so poor at birth?...
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Lec9_Percept_dev(2) - Perceptual Development What is...

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