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ERIC Number: EJ312464
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Phylogenetic Approach to Object Manipulation in Human and Ape Infants.
Vauclair, Jacques
Human Development, v27 n5-6 p321-28 Sep-Dec 1984
Parker and Gibson's developmental model of evolution of language and intelligence in early hominids is described and discussed; data from a comparative study of object manipulation in two apes and a human infant are reported; and, human ontogenic developmental retardation in locomotion is discussed in terms of its implications for the differential development of prehension schemes and means-end relationships. (RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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