Chapter 3. From Direct Perception to the Primacy of Action: A Closer Look at James Gibson's Ecological Approach to Psychology

  1. Gavin Bremner and
  2. Alan Slater
  1. Alan Costall

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752180.ch3

Theories of Infant Development

Theories of Infant Development

How to Cite

Costall, A. (2004) From Direct Perception to the Primacy of Action: A Closer Look at James Gibson's Ecological Approach to Psychology, in Theories of Infant Development (eds G. Bremner and A. Slater), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470752180.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631233374

Online ISBN: 9780470752180

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Keywords:

  • psychology;
  • visual research;
  • theory of knowledge;
  • physical properties;
  • perception

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The “Early Gibson”

  • The “Later Gibson”

  • Implications for Research and Theory in Infancy