Links between infant temperament and neurophysiological measures of attention to happy and fearful faces.

@article{Martinos2012LinksBI,
  title={Links between infant temperament and neurophysiological measures of attention to happy and fearful faces.},
  author={Marina M Martinos and Anna G Matheson and Michelle de Haan},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2012},
  volume={53 11},
  pages={1118-27}
}
BACKGROUND Developing control of attention helps infants to regulate their emotions, and individual differences in attention skills may shape how infants perceive and respond to their socio-emotional environments. This study examined whether the temperamental dimensions of self-regulation and negative emotionality relate to infants' attention skills and whether the emotional content of the attended stimulus affects this relation. METHODS Event-related potentials provided a neurophysiological… CONTINUE READING