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Socially guided attention influences infants' communicative behavior.
It is demonstrated that when caregivers behaved redirectively, infants shifted their attention more frequently and decreased the duration of their visual attention, and caregiver sensitive responding to infants' attentional focus may be one influence on infants' Attentional and prelinguistic communicative behavior. Expand
The relation between social support, anxiety and distress symptoms and maternal fetal attachment
It is demonstrated that prenatal attachment is related to trait anxiety and social support, and interventions to decrease anxiety and increase social support could enhance maternal–fetal attachment. Expand
Neighborhood Adversity, Child Health, and the Role for Community Development
Increased partnership between the health sector and community development can bring health outcomes explicitly into focus for community development investments, help optimize intervention strategies for health, and provide natural experiments to build the evidence base for holistic interventions for disadvantaged children. Expand
Correlates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in Chicago area children with diabetes (DM).
Children with DM used CAM and there were no differences in DM control, demographics, healthcare beliefs, stress, or quality of life between CAM users and non-users. Expand
Complementary and alternative medicine use in children with type 1 diabetes: a pilot survey of parents.
Children with diabetes were using CAM as an adjunctive therapy for diabetes and the diabetes healthcare team needs an increased awareness about CAM. Expand
Female social networks influence male vocal development in brown-headed cowbirds, Molothrus ater
Previous work has found that adult female brown-headed cowbirds, who do not sing, shape male vocal structure when in restricted housing. The present work extends this finding to a flock setting toExpand
Uncovering sources of variation in female sociality: Implications for the development of social preferences in female cowbirds (Molothrus ater)
The results are significant as they show a special role for juvenile females to regulate male-female interactions, which in turn affect vocal and social ontogeny as well as reproductive success. Expand
A Curriculum Study: Teaching Integer Addition and Subtraction Using a Net Worth Concept
It is suggested that within the context of a youth-services agency such as this, where children are involved in any kind of abuse, is a positive thing to do and should be promoted and encouraged. Expand
Psychometric Testing of the Revised Self-Care of Heart Failure Index
The authors' analysis supports validity and reliability of the revised 29-item Self-Care of Heart Failure Index (SCHFI) with significant correlations between SCHFI scores and health-related quality-of-life scores. Expand