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Katherine Kinzler: WHAT SCIENTIFIC TERM OF CONCEPT OUGHT TO BE MORE WIDELY KNOWN?

Katherine Kinzler

Department of Psychology

Cornell University

2017: WHAT SCIENTIFIC TERM OF CONCEPT OUGHT TO BE MORE WIDELY KNOWN?

Habituation

In 1964 Robert Fantz published a brief paper in Science that revolutionized the study of cognitive development. Building on the idea that infants’ gaze can tell you something about their processing of visual stimuli, he demonstrated that babies respond differently to familiarity and novelty.

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