Infant physiological response to the still-face paradigm: contributions of maternal sensitivity and infants' early regulatory behavior.

@article{Conradt2010InfantPR,
  title={Infant physiological response to the still-face paradigm: contributions of maternal sensitivity and infants' early regulatory behavior.},
  author={Elisabeth Conradt and Jennifer C. Ablow},
  journal={Infant behavior & development},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={251-65}
}
The current study examined the independent and additive contributions of maternal sensitivity measured prior to and following a social stressor, and infant behaviors to infants' physiological response to the still-face paradigm (SFP) in a sample characterized by poverty-related environmental risk. Ninety-one mother/infant dyads participated in the SFP when their infants were 5 months old. Maternal sensitivity was coded during the play and reunion episodes. Infant behaviors were coded during the… CONTINUE READING