Infant sleep at 10 months of age as a window to cognitive development.

  title={Infant sleep at 10 months of age as a window to cognitive development.},
  author={Anat Scher},
  journal={Early human development},
  volume={81 3},
  • Anat Scher
  • Published 2005 in Early human development
This study examined the association between sleep-wake patterns and achievements on the Bayley Scales of Infant Development, in a low-risk sample of 10-month-olds. The sleep of 50 infants was recorded at home by means of a small activity monitor (actigraph). More motor activity in sleep and more fragmented sleep pattern were moderately associated with lower mental developmental index (MDI) scores. The psychomotor developmental index (PDI) was not associated with the sleep characteristics. The… CONTINUE READING

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