Cognitive performance in pregnancy.

  title={Cognitive performance in pregnancy.},
  author={Zevia Schneider},
  journal={The Australian journal of advanced nursing : a quarterly publication of the Royal Australian Nursing Federation},
  volume={6 3},
  • Zevia Schneider
  • Published 1989 in
    The Australian journal of advanced nursing : a…
This study investigated the cognitive functioning of 33 women prior to conception and during pregnancy. Each subject completed four psychological learning tests each week at home. Every alternative week a comprehension test was administered. Six questions relating to motivation, mood and interest were asked prior to each testing session. Following conception, questions relating to the subject's perception of her cognitive performance during pregnancy were asked. On average each subject… CONTINUE READING