Infant Development module (PY50408)

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Credits

20

Module code

PY50408

The module introduces cognitive development in human infants.

Topics usually include:

  • development of visual attention
  • the neuromaturational model of memory development
  • individual differences in infant cognition
  • development of the object concept, including physical knowledge, physical reasoning and event representations
  • infant number representations
  • development of late search and the graded-representations hypothesis
  • the impact of maternal and infant nutrition on development