Preterm birth is associated with atypical social orienting in infancy detected using eye tracking.

@article{Telford2016PretermBI,
  title={Preterm birth is associated with atypical social orienting in infancy detected using eye tracking.},
  author={Emma J. Telford and Sue Fletcher-Watson and Karri Gillespie-Smith and Rozalia Pataky and Sarah A. Sparrow and Ian C. Murray and Anne O'hare and James P. Boardman},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2016},
  volume={57 7},
  pages={861-8}
}
BACKGROUND Preterm birth is closely associated with neurocognitive impairment in childhood including increased risk for social difficulties. Eye tracking objectively assesses eye-gaze behaviour in response to visual stimuli, which permits inference about underlying cognitive processes. We tested the hypothesis that social orienting in infancy is altered by preterm birth. METHODS Fifty preterm infants with mean (range) gestational age (GA) at birth of 29(+1) (23(+2) -33(+0) ) weeks and 50 term… CONTINUE READING
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