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Prehension Enrichment Experience Facilitates Motor and Perceptual-Cognitive Development in Early Infancy
(Vanderbilt University, 2013-04-09)
Infants received a prehension enrichment experience (active training), which allowed pre-reaching infants to gain experience with prehension before they would normally begin such behaviors. During the prehension enrichment ...
Mismatched Tool: Determining the Properties by which Infants Categorize a Tool as “Spoon”
(Vanderbilt University, 2013-04-08)
In a study of infant tool use, Barrett, Davis, and Needham (2007) found that previous experience with spoons prevented infants from utilizing an unusual grasp of a teaspoon to complete a novel task. Infants were, however, ...