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07/12/1910 Pioneer child psychologist is born


Gibson - Visual cliff experiments (affordances) - 1960s


Eleanor J Gibson


A visual cliff - Intro to Psychology

American psychologist Eleanor Gibson is most famous because of an experiment called “the visual cliff.” Gibson placed a toddler on a table covered with a sheet of plate glass that extended beyond the table's edge. Then she showed the baby his favorite toy to attract him beyond the table's edge. The babies stopped before the glass.
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