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Lecture 3

PSYC 2P12 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Heart Rate, Habituation, Visual Acuity


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 2P12
Professor
Cathy Mondloch
Lecture
3

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Sept. 18, 2017
Infancy
2P12 AND LECTURE #3
Do Assignment 1.
Plasticity
Spares synapses
‘It takes a village to raise a child’
Timing varies across regions and functions
Sensitive period.
Babies Can See
Visual acuity !
Contrast sensitivity
Visual Preferences
Faces > most other stimuli
Mom > stranger (if hair visible)
Attractive > unattractive
But not…
own race over other race faces
human faces over animal faces
Testing Procedures
Visual preference
(e.g. Teller acuity cards)
Habituation - novelty
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