In human adults, visual dominance emerges in several multisensory tasks. In children, auditory dominance has been reported up to 4 years of age. To establish when sensory dominance changes during development, 41 children (6-7, 9-10, and 11-12 years) were tested on the Colavita task (Experiment 1) and 32 children (6-7, 9-10, and 11-12 years) were tested on the sound-induced flash illusion (Experiment 2). In both experiments, an auditory dominance emerged in 6- to 7-year-old children compared to older children. Adult-like visual dominance started to emerge from 9 to 10 years of age, and consolidated in 11- to 12-year-old children. These findings show that auditory dominance persists up to 6 years, but switches to visual dominance during the first school years. © 2012 Society for Research in Child Development, Inc.

Nava, E., Pavani, F. (2013). Changes in Sensory Dominance During Childhood: Converging Evidence From the Colavita Effect and the Sound-Induced Flash Illusion. CHILD DEVELOPMENT, 84(2), 604-616 [10.1111/j.1467-8624.2012.01856.x].

Changes in Sensory Dominance During Childhood: Converging Evidence From the Colavita Effect and the Sound-Induced Flash Illusion

NAVA, ELENA HAE KYUNG
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2013

Abstract

In human adults, visual dominance emerges in several multisensory tasks. In children, auditory dominance has been reported up to 4 years of age. To establish when sensory dominance changes during development, 41 children (6-7, 9-10, and 11-12 years) were tested on the Colavita task (Experiment 1) and 32 children (6-7, 9-10, and 11-12 years) were tested on the sound-induced flash illusion (Experiment 2). In both experiments, an auditory dominance emerged in 6- to 7-year-old children compared to older children. Adult-like visual dominance started to emerge from 9 to 10 years of age, and consolidated in 11- to 12-year-old children. These findings show that auditory dominance persists up to 6 years, but switches to visual dominance during the first school years. © 2012 Society for Research in Child Development, Inc.
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Acoustic Stimulation; Attention; Auditory Perception; Child; Female; Humans; Male; Photic Stimulation; Psychological Tests; Visual Perception; Illusions; Sound; Developmental and Educational Psychology; Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health; 3304
English
2013
84
2
604
616
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Nava, E., Pavani, F. (2013). Changes in Sensory Dominance During Childhood: Converging Evidence From the Colavita Effect and the Sound-Induced Flash Illusion. CHILD DEVELOPMENT, 84(2), 604-616 [10.1111/j.1467-8624.2012.01856.x].
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