InfantChildClass 3.9

InfantChildClass 3.9 - Depth Perception Optical expansion...

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Unformatted text preview: Depth Perception Optical expansion Stereopsis Depth Perception At about 67 months of age, infants become sensitive to a variety of monocular or pictorial cues , the perceptual cues of depth that can be achieved by one eye alone These include relative size and interposition Depth Perception This 7-month-old infant is using the monocular depth cue of relative size Wearing an eye patch to take away binocular depth information, he is reaching to the longer side of a trapezoidal window This behavior indicates that the baby sees it as the nearer, and hence more readily reachable, side of a regular window Visual Cliff Experiment - Gibson & Walk (1960) - would infants crawl across a surface that appeared to drop off? Visual Cliff Experiment - When do infants become scared of heights? (Campos et al., 2000) 7-month-old crawlers displayed more fear than noncrawlers of the same age Follow-up experiment? Pictorial Representations Despite the fact that even...
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