Differences between Japanese infants and Caucasian American infants in behavioral and cortisol response to inoculation.

@article{Lewis1993DifferencesBJ,
  title={Differences between Japanese infants and Caucasian American infants in behavioral and cortisol response to inoculation.},
  author={Michael J. Lewis and Douglas S Ramsay and Kiyobumi Kawakami},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1993},
  volume={64 6},
  pages={1722-31}
}
The behavioral and cortisol responses of Japanese infants and Caucasian American infants, 4 months of age, were observed during and following routine inoculation. The Caucasian American group showed a more intense initial affective response and a longer latency to quiet than the Japanese group; the Japanese group showed a greater cortisol response. A 4-group taxonomy was created based on high or low behavioral and cortisol response: high behavior-high cortisol, low behavior-low cortisol, high… CONTINUE READING