The Impact of Infant Crying and Soothability on Cognition in Mothers and Other Adults

Abstract

Perception of infant crying has been linked to the brain regions that are activated with stress and conflict monitoring, such as the anterior cingulate and amygdala. Whether the stress of cry perception affects cognitive processes is heretofore unknown. This research combines an experimental paradigm of an unsoothable infant cry task (Donovan, Leavitt… (More)

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@inproceedings{Harrison2009TheIO, title={The Impact of Infant Crying and Soothability on Cognition in Mothers and Other Adults}, author={Ryan K Harrison and Maireanne Ryan Harrison and Alison S. Fleming and Kevin Dunbar and Sarah V M Mackrell and Jennifer Cordick and Emily Yeung and Taskeen Mansur and Nida Mustafa and Naszrin Arghoshi and Mingyu Wang and Susann Ullrich}, year={2009} }