Just how competent are very young infants?
Recent research suggests that infants have a great deal of knowledge about their world and sophisticated mechanisms for acquiring new information. In the Infant Cognition Lab, we are using a variety of techniques to fully understand some of these early capabilities.
One of the most essential developmental processes is categorization: the ability to group similar objects together in useful and meaningful ways. We are examining three aspects of this process:
For more information please contact Dr. Kelly Madole (Kelly.Madole@wku.edu).