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The role of perceptual and cognitive processes in addition-subtraction studies with 5-month-old infants.

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Journal publication date12/2010
JournalInfant Behavior and Development
Journal number4
Number of pages4
Original languageEnglish


After a brief familiarization period to either one or two toys 5-month olds gave a clear preference for perceptually novel displays suggesting that replicable findings of greater looking at an unexpected arithmetic outcome in addition/subtraction experiments cannot easily be attributed to simple familiarity preferences.