Infant Color Perception

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Science  08 Mar 1974:
Vol. 183, Issue 4128, pp. 973-975
DOI: 10.1126/science.183.4128.973


Human infants 4 to 6 months of age devoted more visual fixation to checkerboards composed of two Munsell hues equated for brightness and saturation than to unpatterned targets of either hue. Strength of pattern preference was positively related to degree of hue difference in the checkerboards.