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ERIC Number: EJ1119264
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Taking a Third-Person Perspective Requires Inhibitory Control: Evidence from a Developmental Negative Priming Study
Aïte, Ania; Berthoz, Alain; Vidal, Julie; Roëll, Margot; Zaoui, Mohamed; Houdé, Olivier; Borst, Grégoire
Child Development, v87 n6 p1825-1840 Nov-Dec 2016
To determine whether the growing ability to take a third-person perspective (3PP) is explained in part by the growing ability to inhibit a first-person perspective (1PP), 10-year-old children (n = 49) and 22-year-old adults (n = 52) performed a negative priming adaptation of the own body transformation task. Both children and adults were less efficient in adopting a 1PP after they adopted a 3PP--with a smaller amplitude of the negative priming effect with older age--and adults' and children's performances in the own body transformation task were predicted in part by their Stroop interference scores. These results suggest that the growing efficiency to adopt a 3PP is rooted in part in the growing efficiency to inhibit the 1PP.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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