The Human Fetus Preferentially Engages with Face-like Visual Stimuli

@article{Reid2017TheHF,
  title={The Human Fetus Preferentially Engages with Face-like Visual Stimuli},
  author={Vincent M. Reid and Kirsty Dunn and Robert John Young and Johnson Amu and Tim Donovan and Nadja Reissland},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2017},
  volume={27},
  pages={1825-1828.e3}
}
In the third trimester of pregnancy, the human fetus has the capacity to process perceptual information [1-3]. With advances in 4D ultrasound technology, detailed assessment of fetal behavior [4] is now possible. Furthermore, modeling of intrauterine conditions has indicated a substantially greater luminance within the uterus than previously thought [5]. Consequently, light conveying perceptual content could be projected through the uterine wall and perceived by the fetus, dependent on how… CONTINUE READING
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