Infant arousal in an en-face exchange with a new partner: effects of prematurity and perinatal biological risk.

@article{Eckerman1999InfantAI,
  title={Infant arousal in an en-face exchange with a new partner: effects of prematurity and perinatal biological risk.},
  author={Carol O Eckerman and H Chia-Yu Hsu and Adriana Molitor and Eleanor Leung and Ricki F. Goldstein},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={282-93}
}
Very low birth weight (VLBW) infants of higher (n = 18) and lower (n = 29) perinatal biological risk were contrasted at 4 months adjusted age with healthy full-term infants (n = 32) in their arousal during a standardized peekaboo game with an examiner. VLBW infants showed less positive arousal, more negative arousal, and 3 mixtures of behavioral cues across the peekaboo game seldom seen for full-term infants-strong cues of both positive and negative arousal, strong cues of negative arousal… CONTINUE READING

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