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Development of inter-manual transfer of shape information in infancy.
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PMID:  18085559     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Inter-manual transfer of shape information was studied with habituation/dishabituation procedures in 2- and 6-month-old infants. Both age groups habituated to a shape repeatedly placed in one hand and dishabituated when a new shape was placed in the same hand. Subsequent testing revealed that only the 2-month olds dishabituated when the habituated shape was placed in the opposite hand and that only the 6-month olds dishabituated when a new shape was placed in the opposite hand. These results indicate that inter-manual transfer of hand information occurs by 2-months of age and that inter-manual transfer of shape information emerges between 2 and 6 months of age. The implications of the findings are discussed.
Arlette Streri; Christelle Lemoine; Emmanuel Devouche
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Developmental psychobiology     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1098-2302     ISO Abbreviation:  Dev Psychobiol     Publication Date:  2008 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-12-24     Completed Date:  2008-03-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0164074     Medline TA:  Dev Psychobiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  70-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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(c) 2007 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Institute of Psychology, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Child Development / physiology*
Corpus Callosum / physiology
Form Perception*
Functional Laterality*
Habituation, Psychophysiologic
Transfer (Psychology)*

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