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Behavioral inhibition: linking biology and behavior within a developmental framework.
Behavioral inhibition refers to a temperament or style of reacting that some infants and young children exhibit when confronted with novel situations or unfamiliar adults or peers. Research onExpand
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Continuity and discontinuity of behavioral inhibition and exuberance: psychophysiological and behavioral influences across the first four years of life.
Four-month-old infants were screened (N = 433) for temperamental patterns thought to predict behavioral inhibition, including motor reactivity and the expression of negative affect. Those selected (NExpand
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Being alone, playing alone, and acting alone: distinguishing among reticence and passive and active solitude in young children.
3 forms of solitude were studied in young children--reticence (onlooker and unoccupied behavior), solitary-passive behavior (solitary-constructive and -exploratory play), and solitary-active behaviorExpand
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Self-expressiveness within the family context: psychometric support for a new measure
The family appears to be an important setting for learning about emotions and how to express them within a social context. Because of the need for reliable and valid measures of emotionalExpand
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Development of the EEG from 5 months to 4 years of age
OBJECTIVES This report provides a systematic longitudinal analysis of the EEG from infancy into early childhood. Particular emphasis is placed on the empirical confirmation of a 6-9 Hz alpha-rangeExpand
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Cognition assessment using the NIH Toolbox
Cognition is 1 of 4 domains measured by the NIH Toolbox for the Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function (NIH-TB), and complements modules testing motor function, sensation, and emotion. OnExpand
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NIH Toolbox for Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function
At present, there are many studies that collect information on aspects of neurologic and behavioral function (cognition, sensation, movement, emotion), but with little uniformity among the measuresExpand
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Stable early maternal report of behavioral inhibition predicts lifetime social anxiety disorder in adolescence.
OBJECTIVE Behavioral inhibition (BI), a temperamental style identifiable in early childhood, is considered a risk factor for the development of anxiety disorders, particularly social anxiety disorderExpand
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Institutional rearing and psychiatric disorders in Romanian preschool children.
OBJECTIVE There is increasing interest in the relations between adverse early experiences and subsequent psychiatric disorders. Institutional rearing is considered an adverse caregiving environment,Expand
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Self-regulatory processes in early personality development: a multilevel approach to the study of childhood social withdrawal and aggression.
  • S. Calkins, N. Fox
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Development and psychopathology
  • 1 September 2002
Self-regulatory processes are believed to be critical to early personality and behavioral adjustment. Such processes can be observed on multiple levels, including the physiological, attentional,Expand
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