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    Learning in infancy

    Kirkham, Natasha Z. (2019) Learning in infancy. In: UNSPECIFIED (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development. Wiley. ISBN 9781119161899.

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    Learning can be thought of as changes in behaviour that happen due to experience. In infancy, learning occurs early on in development (in some cases prior to birth), and continues rapidly, as the baby moves from a reactive organism at birth, capable of little more than looking, listening and sleeping, to a 1-year-old who can organise, parse, and understand her environment. This chapter will review the basics of early learning from before birth to the end of the first year of life, concentrating on the visual and auditory domains.


    Item Type: Book Section
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): developmental psychology, infancy, early learning
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science > School of Psychological Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Brain and Cognitive Development, Centre for (CBCD)
    Depositing User: Natasha Kirkham
    Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2020 19:16
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:50


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