ERIC Number: EJ626877
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Object Recognition and Object Segregation in Infancy: Historical Perspective, Theoretical Significance, "Kinds" of Knowledge, and Relation to Object Categorization.
Quinn, Paul C.; Bhatt, Ramesh S.
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, v78 n1 p25-34 Jan 2001
Reflects on Needham's findings on infants' object recognition and segregation. Examines the role for perceptual bias in explaining infant performance, places Needham's studies in historical perspective, and assesses their theoretical significance. Discusses the merits of positing different kinds of information sources for object segregation, and makes connections between research on object segregation and object categorization. (JPB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Comments on Needham's article (PS531577) in this issue.