Frontal cerebral blood flow change associated with infant-directed speech.

@article{Saito2007FrontalCB,
  title={Frontal cerebral blood flow change associated with infant-directed speech.},
  author={Yuri Saito and Shiori Aoyama and Takeo Kondo and Rie Fukumoto and Nakao Konishi and Kazuhiro Nakamura and Masao Kobayashi and Takeshi Toshima},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition},
  year={2007},
  volume={92 2},
  pages={F113-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the auditory perception of maternal utterances by neonates using near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS). METHODS Twenty full-term, healthy neonates were included in this study. The neonates were tested in their cribs while they slept in a silent room. First, two probe holders were placed on the left and right sides of the forehead over the eyebrows using double-sided adhesive tape. The neonates were then exposed to auditory stimuli in the form of infant-directed speech (IDS… CONTINUE READING