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The development of spatially-accurate reaching behaviour in early infancy

Field, Jeffrey


This study was concerned with young infants capacity to coordinate their perception of the spatial characteristics of objects with their reaching and prehensile behaviours. The reaching behaviour of infants ranging in age from two to seven months was videotaped to determine whether they tended to adjust their reaching appropriately to variations in the physical distance, solidity and radial direction of stimuli. Both objective classifications of the infants' arm extensions toward objects and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-07-30
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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