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Why did the research with the "visual cliff" suggest that some depth perception is inborn? Also, why do 2 month old babies show no fear when placed on the EDGE of the cliff but 6 month old babies did (in the "visual cliff" research)?

Why did the research with the "visual cliff" suggest that some depth perception is inborn? Also, why do 2 month old babies show no fear when placed on the EDGE of the cliff but 6 month old babies did (in the "visual cliff" research)?

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A. Babies in all species learn depth perception through experience
B. Human and animal babies hesitate or show fear at the EDGE of the \cliff\\
C. Toddlers at age 2 do not show fear of falling off the EDGE
D. None of these options

This question is part of Exam One (Chap 1, 2, 4) Fall 2011
Asked by Sstjuste, Last updated: Jan 20, 2020

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Markda John

Markda John

Answered Jan 02, 2018

The correct answer would be “babies in all species learn depth perception through experience”. If the correct answer were that “human and animal babies hesitate and show fear at...Read More
 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Apr 20, 2017

Human and animal babies hesitate or show fear at the edge of the cliff.
 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Apr 19, 2017

1 babies in all species learn depth perception through experience.
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Dec 17, 2016

Human and animal babies hesitate or show fear at the edge of the "cliff"
 

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