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Following a careful study of the recent research literature on individual differences in the preverbal infant, this book presents the historical and procedural contexts of four measures of infant attention and learning that have proved the most promising in predicting later childhood intellectual performance. The author examines the psychometric properties for each measure (within-age and cross-age test-retest coefficients), the concurrent relations of the measures with other measures of early cognition and development, and the available evidence on how well the measures predict cognitive and intellectual development in later childhood. “… this is an excellent introduction to an important and obviously thriving field.” –LTD Review “This book and the research it presents provide a powerful challenge to current theories of intelligence and to current philosophies and ...

Individual Differences in Infant Learning and Memory
Individual differences in infant learning and memory

The previous chapter reviewed the literature on individual differences in infant visual attention. The study of infant visual attention was initially spurred by the assumption that in attending to or fixating a visual stimulus, the infant ...

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