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ERIC Number: EJ639747
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0012-1649
Is Early Differentiation of Human Behavior a Precursor to the 1-Year-Old's Understanding of Intentional Action? Comment on Legerstee, Barna, and DiAdamo (2000).
Gergely, Gyorgy
Developmental Psychology, v37 n5 p579-82 Sep 2001
Suggests that the findings of Legerstee, Barna, and DiAdamo (2000) are most parsimoniously explained by associative learning and may not constitute a precursor to later understanding of intentionality. Argues for the importance of differentiating between associative and inferential processes and reviews evidence that the understanding of goal-directed action around 9 months of age involves principle-base inferences. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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