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a job wherein an infant is exposed to a new item at the same time as it is with a similar or recognized one. It is utilized in analyses of infant cognition, based upon the fact which infants will visually analyze a new item in favor of looking at a similar or recognized item. The length of the infant

NOVELTY PREFERENCE TASK: "Novelty preference tasks proved that the infants all preferred to analyze the new toys, even when the previous ones were more vibrant, loud, or appealing in other ways."

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