Psychology - Gibson and Walk - Findings and Conclusions

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  • Created on: 16-05-15 10:07

Findings and Conclusions

  • All 27 of the infants who moved off the centre board crawled out on to shallow side at least once.
  • Many of the infants crawled away from their mothers when they called to them from the 'deep' side, others cried when their mothers stood their because they could not get to them without crossing the 'deep' side.
  • The chicks, kids, and lambs never hopped or stepped on to the 'deep' side, even at one day old. If a kid or lamb was placed on the deep side it froze in a psoture of defence: front legs rigid and hind legs limp.
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