Space Perception in Early Infancy: Perception within a Common Auditory-Visual Space?

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Science  15 Nov 1974:
Vol. 186, Issue 4164, pp. 649-650
DOI: 10.1126/science.186.4164.649


Human infants aged I to 7 months were exposed to modifications of the normal spatial relationship between their mothers' face and voice. There was no evidence that such modifications were experienced by the infants as violations of a preexisting expectancy for face and voice to occupy the same spatial location.