Gender differences in emotional expressivity and self-regulation during early infancy.

@article{Weinberg1999GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in emotional expressivity and self-regulation during early infancy.},
  author={M. Katherine Weinberg and Edward Z. Tronick and Jeffrey F. Cohn and Karen L. Olson},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={
          175-88
        }
}
Eighty-one 6-month-old infants and their mothers were videotaped in Tronick's face-to-face still-face paradigm to evaluate gender differences in infant and maternal emotional expressivity and regulation. Male infants had greater difficulty than female infants in maintaining affective regulation during each episode, including the still face. Mother-son dyads had higher synchrony scores than mother-daughter dyads but took longer in repairing interactive errors. In addition, maternal affect… CONTINUE READING

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