Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
 by Tyko Dirksmeyer

Topic — infants (4 entries)

Direct Attention and Pointing in Infants: A Cross-Cultural Approach

Recent research suggests that 12-month-old infants in German cultural settings have the motive of sharing their attention to and interest in various events with a social interlocutor. To do so,More →

Multimodal Multiperson Interaction with Infants Aged 9 To 15 Months

Interaction, for all that it has an ethological base, is culturally constituted, and how new social members are enculturated into the interactional practices of the society is of critical interestMore →

Infant Pointing (9-15 Months) in Different Cultures

There are two tasks for conducting systematic observation of child-caregiver joint attention interactions. Task 1 – a “decorated room” designed to elicit infant and caregiver pointing. Task 2 – videotapedMore →

Socialisation of Prelinguistic Communication

Little is known about cultural differences in interactional practices with infants. The goal of this task is to document the nature and emergence of caregiver-infant interaction/ communication in different cultures.More →