ERIC Number: EJ528216
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Development of Perceptual Completion Abilities: Infants' Perception of Stationary, Partially Occluded Objects.
Craton, Lincoln G.
Child Development, v67 n3 p890-904 Jun 1996
In three studies of infants' ability to perceive partially occluded objects with specific appearances, a screen alternately uncovered and covered either a connected or interrupted rectangle. Pattern of infants' looking times suggests that they perceive the unity of the partially occluded object by 6.5 months but did not perceive the form of the hidden part until 8 months. (HTH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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