Facial expressions during learning in 1-year-old infants

Margaret Wolan Sullivan, Michael Lewis

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Facial expressions of 1-year-old infants were videotaped as they learned. Facial interest and other emotional behaviors differentiated learners from nonlearners with the first difference apparent in the second session minute.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)369-373
Number of pages5
JournalInfant Behavior and Development
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1988

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology


  • MAX
  • cognition
  • emotion
  • expectancy
  • facial expression
  • interest
  • learning
  • mastery
  • motivation
  • smiling

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