The duration of intrauterine development influences discrimination of speech prosody in infants.
- PsychologyDevelopmental science
A significant positive correlation between GA at birth and neural discrimination of forward versus backward speech at term-equivalent age is found and children born before the GA of 32 weeks are especially vulnerable to early speech discrimination deficits.
Fetal learning: a critical review
Learning is defined as a change in behaviour that occurs as a result of experience. It is clear that the fetus can learn by means of habituation, classical conditioning and exposure learning. These…
Building a Communication System in Infancy
- MedicineMinnesota Symposia on Child Psychology
Learning in Infancy
- MedicineThe Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development
Fetal Cognitive Functions and 3D/4D Ultrasound
- PsychologyDonald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A brief review of 3D/4D US assessed insights in the field of fetal neurodevelopment, particularly the development of fetal cognitive functions: sensory perception, motor action, emotions, learning, and memory, as well as the role of the fetal stress in cognitive development are discussed.
Does a ‘musical’ mother tongue influence cry melodies? A comparative study of Swedish and German newborns
The foetal environment is filled with a variety of noises. Among the manifold sounds of the maternal respiratory, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular systems, the intonation properties of the…
THE LITERATURE ON READING TO INFANTS
Childhood and Younger Children: The Gaze from Developmental Psychology
Brian Young returns now to the child and begins his narrative at conception. But we don’t enter the world as a tabula rasa or ‘blank slate’ and he delivers a clear account of just what we can do…
Fetal Memory: The Effects of Prenatal Auditory Experience on Human Development
Evidence that the intrauterine auditory environment plays a key role in shaping later auditory development and the potential function of learning prenatally is explored in terms of its relevance for perinatal development is presented.
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And What of Fetal Audition
- Medicine, Art
The question of whether the fetus (or even for certain sensory modes, newborn) sees, hears, tastes and feels, has been under discussion for many years, but only recently has actual experimentation on…
Of human bonding: newborns prefer their mothers' voices.
The neonate's preference for the maternal voice suggests that the period shortly after birth may be important for initiating infant bonding to the mother.