Association between infant correlates of impulsivity--surgency (extraversion)--and early infant growth.

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Increasing evidence suggests that rapid postnatal weight gain is associated with increased risks of being overweight or obese later in life and of co-morbidities, such as diabetes, the metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease. In children as young as two years of age, as well as in adults, an appetitive system-linked impulsivity trait has been… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2011.07.002

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