Gaze monitoring, gaze following, goal detection and joint attention are all parts of this broader ability
Understanding Social Actions
What ability is associated with eyes moving to look at things, develops between 3-4 months and is what happens when you look up on a sidewalk in NYC?
What ability is associated with the intentional direction of gaze, understanding the intention of directed sight and develops between 5-15 months?
What is the ability that develops between 9-18 months where eyes are directed as a useful source of information, kids connect the words they use with the object they are looking at, they start to watch over other people's eyes because they recognize it as a useful source of information? What is the most ciritcal implication of this development?
Gaze Monitoring, a child now recognizes that there are mental things happening inside peoples heads that they can use in a meaningful way
What is the developent between 18-24 months when eyes and attention are directed and aligned toward the same thing, kids bring things to their parents attention, they are no longer just watching, they are using their own gestures to change where atention is directed
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