ERIC Number: EJ875370
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 35
What Is Optical Imaging?
Hespos, Susan J.
Journal of Cognition and Development, v11 n1 p3-15 2010
This article introduces a promising new methodology called optical imaging. Optical imaging is used for measuring changes in cortical blood flow due to functional activation. The article outlines the pros and cons of using optical imaging for studying the brain correlates of perceptual, cognitive, and language development in infants and young children. (Contains 2 figures and 2 footnotes.)
Descriptors: Information Storage, Language Acquisition, Brain, Cognitive Development, Perception, Cognitive Science, Evaluation Methods, Infants, Children, Scientific Methodology, Science Education, Child Development
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Authoring Institution: N/A