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visual cliff

 an apparatus usedto assess an infant's perception of depth, comprised of a thick pane of glass that covers ashall drop and a deep drop. Surfaces of both are covered with the same chequered pattern;however children of six months and older will not explore the deep?side which demonstrates depthperception.

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December 3rd 2021


 a form of stereotyping and discrimination againstthe elderly.