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Spatial cognition in the child emerges from the convergence of perceptual and motoric experience, and a complete characterization of its development certainly requires attention to vision, touch, proprioception, locomotion, and object manipulation, as well as spatial language. We have chosen to start, however, with what is the most important source of perceptual information about space, at least for the seeing infant: vision.

eliana colunga-leal
Mon Jun 23 04:27:19 EST 1997