Why Synchrony Matters during Mother-Child Interactions: A Systematic Review

  title={Why Synchrony Matters during Mother-Child Interactions: A Systematic Review},
  author={Chlo{\"e} Lecl{\`e}re and Sylvie Viaux and Marie Avril and Catherine Achard and Mohamed Chetouani and Sylvain Missonnier and David Jacques Cohen},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND Assessment of mother-child interactions is a core issue of early child development and psychopathology. This paper focuses on the concept of "synchrony" and examines (1) how synchrony in mother-child interaction is defined and operationalized; (2) the contribution that the concept of synchrony has brought to understanding the nature of mother-child interactions. METHOD Between 1977 and 2013, we searched several databases using the following key-words: "synchrony" "interaction" and… CONTINUE READING
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