Summary Of An Experiment By Joseph Campos

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An Experiment by Joseph Campos: The Visual Cliff
The visual cliff is used with the intention of evaluating depth perception and emotional development in this video. This involves a deceptive drop from one surface to another. Babies are placed on a large glass topped table with a checkered pattern underneath the surface. Half way across the table there is a visual cliff to test baby’s response on the other side of the table is a toy and the baby’s mother. The baby should be motivated to go across the table in order to get to the toy and their mom.
Since babies develop such a strong attachment with their parents and significant others, they immediately look to those individuals for answers and ques when faced with an unsure situations. Babies

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