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The effect of weight distribution and previous experience on tool use training in infancy
(Vanderbilt University, 2011-04)
Many different factors play a role in the development of an infant’s ability to use tools. A previous version of the current study examined active versus observational learning on an infant’s ability to be trained to use ...
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, ...