Citations with the tag: BEHAVIORAL assessment of infants

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  • Organizing the home caregiving environment for infants.
    Lubeck, Roger C.; Chandler, Lynette K. // Education & Treatment of Children (ETC); Nov90, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p347 

    Provides information to assist family educators in conducting ecobehavioral assessment and organizing the home caregiving environment. Critical aspects for effective caregiving environments; Provision of foundation on which child specific or other family focused interventions can be built.

  • The role of prenatal expectations in parents' report of infant temperament.
    Diener, Marissa L.; Goldstein, Lauren Heim // Merrill-Palmer Quarterly; Apr95, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p172 

    Examines association among parents' characteristics, parental prenatal expectations for and postpartum perceptions of infant temperament and observers' ratings of temperament. Shared expectations for emotional expressivity; Different expectations for unpredictability and unadaptability.

  • The other milestones.
    Tranell, Kimberly // Parenting; Sep2008, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p129 

    The article lists four things to look out for in the first year of infants such as having their favorite songs, eating their toes, nodding and shaking their heads,and pointing.

  • Animals.
    Warnick, Melody // Parenting; Sep2008, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p131 

    The article lists some ways of helping infants get in touch with their environment, the animals in particular, which include stroking their hand across the fur of a friendly dog or cat, posing a few photos of animals, as well as exploring a farm or zoo together.

  • Neonatal Behavioral Characteristics and Later Behavioral Problems.
    Shohei Ohgi, Norman C.; Takahashi, Tatsuya; Nugent, J. Kevin; Arisawa, Kokichi; Akiyama, Tomitaro // Clinical Pediatrics; Oct2003, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p679 

    The purposes of this study were (1) to evaluate the usefulness of the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS) as a tool to assess the risk of later behavioral problems, (2) to analyze the relationship between neonatal behavioral characteristics and behavioral problems in childhood. Subjects...

  • A LITTLE KINDNESS try it!
    Shohei Ohgi, Norman C.; Takahashi, Tatsuya; Nugent, J. Kevin; Arisawa, Kokichi; Akiyama, Tomitaro // Good Health & Medicine; Feb2008, p14 

    The article provides information on a study which examined the behavior of six- and 10-month-old babies towards the helper and the hinderer, conducted by scientists from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. The study found that infants' attitudes towards the helper and hinderer were...

  • what nobody told me about…my baby's first steps.
    Shohei Ohgi, Norman C.; Takahashi, Tatsuya; Nugent, J. Kevin; Arisawa, Kokichi; Akiyama, Tomitaro // Baby Talk; Sep2008, Vol. 73 Issue 7, p7 

    The article presents various statements from mother regarding their baby's first step towards walking in the U.S. According to April Metzger, nobody said how strange it is to be followed around the house by a little person. Brooke Andree states that she did not realize that her baby's first...

  • little boy blue?
    Meitner, Sarah Hale // Baby Talk; Apr2011, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p11 

    The article reports on the findings of the study regarding babies' preference for colors, which mentions that it is okay for boys to play with dolls and girls to play with cars and trucks since hands-on-play of any kind encourages a child's imagination and teaches new skills.

  • Not-so-silent night.
    ONDERKO, PATTY // Parenting Early Years; Jul2010, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p36 

    The article offers the insights from Kim West, author of the book "The Sleep Lady's Good Night, Sleep Tight," regarding the causes of the nocturnal behavior among infants and tips on how to cope with their behavior.

  • how to get your baby to sleep.
    Schmidt, Hollace // Parenting; Jul2006, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p70 

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  • Time for real food.
    Hochwald, Lambeth // Parenting; Apr2006, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p148 

    The article offers tips on teaching infants how to eat solid food. It advises parents on looking for signs that their babies can start digesting solid food. It suggests a way on how to start feeding babies with rice cereal. It suggests parents on introducing new foods to their babies. It...

  • Prenatal Organophosphate Metabolite and Organochlorine Levels and Performance on the Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale in a Multiethnic Pregnancy Cohort.
    Stephanie M. Engel; Gertrud S. Berkowitz; Dana B. Barr; Susan L. Teitelbaum; Jodi Siskind; Stefanie J. Meisel; James G. Wetmur; Mary S. Wolff // American Journal of Epidemiology; May2007, Vol. 165 Issue 12, p1397 

    Prenatal exposures to organophosphate pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls have been associated with abnormal neonatal behavior and/or primitive reflexes. In 1998�2002, the Mount Sinai Childrens Environmental Health Center (New York City) investigated the effects of indoor pesticide use...

  • What Makes Children Feel You Care.
    Honig, Alice Sterling; Miller, Susan A.; Church, Ellen Booth // Early Childhood Today; Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p31 

    The article presents information on the development of children 0 to 2 years old. During the first year or two of life, babies absorb a deep conviction that they are lovable or not so lovable. A young baby cries with a hungry tummy or a wet diaper. Or a baby fusses because she has been lying in...

  • Rethinking 'Rational Imitation' in 14-Month-Old Infants: A Perceptual Distraction Approach.
    Beisert, Miriam; Zmyj, Norbert; Liepelt, Roman; Jung, Franziska; Prinz, Wolfgang; Daum, Moritz M. // PLoS ONE; Mar2012, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p1 

    In their widely noticed study, Gergely, Bekkering, and Kir�ly (2002) showed that 14-month-old infants imitated an unusual action only if the model freely chose to perform this action and not if the choice of the action could be ascribed to external constraints. They attributed this kind of...

  • Three-year-old outcomes of a brief universal parenting intervention to prevent behaviour problems: randomised controlled trial.
    Beisert, Miriam; Zmyj, Norbert; Liepelt, Roman; Jung, Franziska; Prinz, Wolfgang; Daum, Moritz M. // Archives of Disease in Childhood; Mar2010, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p187 

    The article discusses a randomised controlled trial on whether structured parent anticipatory guidance "Toddler Without Tears" programme can prevent behavioral problems on preschool child. Seven hundred thirty-three English speaking mothers of 6-7 months old infants from 40 primary care nursing...

  • Brazelton Neonatal Assessment Scale.
    Beisert, Miriam; Zmyj, Norbert; Liepelt, Roman; Jung, Franziska; Prinz, Wolfgang; Daum, Moritz M. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p308 

    A definition of the medical term "Brazelton Neonatal Assessment Scale," which refers to a scale for evaluating the behavior and responses of the newborn infant, is presented.

  • Meeting New People.
    Honig, Alice Sterling // Scholastic Parent & Child; Nov2008, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p68 

    The article provides information on the stranger anxiety among infants. It states that stranger anxiety is the fear and discomfort babies as well as young children experience when exposed to people they do not know. When they are in this situation, babies stiffen and bury their heads on a...

  • Preschooler to the Rescue!
    Miller, Susan A. // Scholastic Parent & Child; Nov2008, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p70 

    The article focuses on the importance of fantasy play on the development of preschoolers. It states that fantasy play is one of the ways which children practice new physical as well as social skills. It allows young children to be wildly creative and use their imaginations in several ways such...

  • Every week counts for premature babies.
    Miller, Susan A. // New Scientist; 3/15/2008, Vol. 197 Issue 2647, p18 

    The article provides information on the study on premature babies in Europe by the group of Béatrice Larroque at the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris. According to the author, children who were born at 22 to 32 weeks were examined by the group and compared them with children who...

  • "I want Mama!".
    Murray, Lori // Parenting; Aug2005, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p170 

    Offers tips for parents on managing stranger anxiety among infants. Ways to avoid hurt feelings among babies; Benefits of placing the babies on lap while talking quietly to them; Suggestion for mothers who need to leave their children for a lengthy period.

  • ENDGAME.
    Murray, Lori // New Humanist; Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 128 Issue 5, p50 

    In this article, the author focuses on her infantilism and affection for her grand child. She discusses the baby behavior, activities and expressions. She focuses on the experiments in which mothers are separated from babies by a soundproof one way screen which turns out that mothers who can...

  • Behavioral Auditory Assessment of Young Infants: Methodological Limitations or Natural Lack of Auditory Responsiveness.
    Hicks, Candace Bourland; Tharpe, Anne Marie; Ashmead, Daniel H. // American Journal of Audiology; Dec2000, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p124 

    Presents information on a study which examined the effectiveness and limitations of behavioral auditory assessment for young infants. Infant behavioral responses used to estimate hearing sensitivity; Challenges to the administration of behavioral tests; Enhancement of test conditions.

  • 13 to 18 months: toddler or fashion diva?
    Sethi, Anita // Baby Talk; Mar2005, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p40 

    Presents tips in dressing up 13 to 18 months old babies and handling their tantrums.

  • what to expect.
    Murkoff, Heidi // Baby Talk; Aug2006, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p33 

    The article answers a question on putting babies in a predictable routine. Experts agree that routines keep the day dependable and calm, providing the structure and consistency many babies crave. Let the baby lead the way. Take a look at the baby's average day. Chances are the baby's already...

  • How Well Do Clinical Pain Assessment Tools Reflect Pain in Infants?
    Slater, Rebeccah; Cantarella, Anne; Franck, Linda; Meek, Judith; Fitzgerald, Maria // PLoS Medicine; Jun2008, Vol. 5 Issue 6, pe129 

    Rebeccah Slater and colleagues show that although painful stimulation generally evokes parallel cortical and behavioral responses in infants, pain may produce cortical responses without detectable behavioral changes.

  • Compositional Development of Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus Microbiota Is Linked with Crying and Fussing in Early Infancy.
    Pärtty, Anna; Kalliomäki, Marko; Endo, Akihito; Salminen, Seppo; Isolauri, Erika // PLoS ONE; Mar2012, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p1 

    Objectives: Our aim was to establish whether there is an interconnection between the compositional development of the gut microbiota and the amount of fussing and crying in early infancy. Methods: Behavioral patterns of 89 infants during the 7th and 12th week of life were recorded in parental...

  • Rethinking 'Rational Imitation' in 14-Month-Old Infants: A Perceptual Distraction Approach.
    Beisert, Miriam; Zmyj, Norbert; Liepelt, Roman; Jung, Franziska; Prinz, Wolfgang; Daum, Moritz M. // PLoS ONE; Mar2012, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p1 

    In their widely noticed study, Gergely, Bekkering, and Király (2002) showed that 14-month-old infants imitated an unusual action only if the model freely chose to perform this action and not if the choice of the action could be ascribed to external constraints. They attributed this kind of...

  • Light up for a cranky baby.
    Potera, Carol // Fit Pregnancy; Aug/Sep2008, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p30 

    The article focuses on the impact of cigarette smoking among pregnant women on their unborn baby. Study shows that avoiding cigarettes during pregnancy can improve one's chances of bearing an easygoing baby. Study also reveals that while continuing to smoke more than 10 a day is associated to...

  • The Newborn Behavioral Observations System as a Nursing Intervention to Enhance Engagement in First-Time Mothers: Feasibility and Desirability.
    Sanders, Leslie Wesley; Buckner, Ellen B. // Pediatric Nursing; Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p455 

    Engagement is the social process of maternal transition that enables growth and transformation and is linked to attachment and bonding. The feasibility and desirability of the Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO) system as a nursing intervention to enhance engagement in first-time mothers were...

  • Out of the Hands of Babes.
    Pritchett, Malika // Behavior Analysis Digest International; Fall2008, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p11 

    The article discusses research on teaching sign language to hearing children. It references a study by R. H. Thompson et al published in 2008 in "Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis." The study covered two children who tended to cry or whine to get the attention of their caregivers. Based on...

  • What Is Fever?
    Herzog, Lynn W.; Coyne, Lauren J. // Clinical Pediatrics; Mar1993, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p142 

    To determine the normal temperature of healthy infants, we studied 691 infants less than 3 months of age being seen for regularly scheduled well-baby \nsits. All temperatures were taken rectally with an electronic thermometer. The mean temperature was 37.5�C � 0.3�C. Using a...

  • Detection of the Traversability of Surfaces by Crawling and Walking Infants.
    Gibson, Eleanor J.; Riccio, Gary; Schmuckler, Mark A.; Stoifregen, Thomas A.; Rosenberg, David; Taormina, Joanne // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception & Performan; Nov87, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p533 

    This article presents a research for the detection of the traversability of surfaces by crawling and walking infants. In this research the perception of traversability in infants making independent trips in an unfamiliar environment, is investigated. The overall plan was to put young ambulatory...

  • Behavioral Treatment of Ruminations.
    Murray, Michael E.; Keele, Doman K.; McCarver, James W. // Clinical Pediatrics; Jul1976, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p591 

    Ruminations as a diagnosis refer to self-induced regurgitation of previously swallowed food, and can seriously interfere with a patient's food intake and health. Behavioral modification techniques have been successfully applied to a number of repetitive behaviors and have provided for the...

  • Environmental and Social Influences on Reading Skills as Indexed by Brain and Behavioral Responses.
    Molfese, Victoria J.; Molfese, Dennis J. // Annals of Dyslexia; 2002, Vol. 52, p121 

    The research described in this article uses findings from longitudinal studies involving electrophysiological and behavioral assessments of infants and young children. Event-Related Potentials (ERPs) offer a basis for understanding how areas of the brain react to specific stimuli that are...

  • Smokers who quit have relaxed babies.
    Molfese, Victoria J.; Molfese, Dennis J. // Children & Young People Now; 3/19/2008, p11 

    The article reports on the results of a study that investigated the effects of smoking during pregnancy on babies in Great Britain. The results of the study indicate that mothers who quit smoking during pregnancy have resulted to their babies having the lowest chance of unpredictable behavior....

  • The Importance of People: UNFAIR TO BABIES.
    Cunningham, Ruth // Educational Leadership; Mar1947, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p412 

    Presents views of the author on how babies are maligned. View that almost all the things one calls "babyish" have nothing to do with babies, but refer to underdone adults; Reference to Gertrude Raymond, a teacher, who puts most of her energy Into pretending she's one of her first-graders instead...

  • Short-term Effects of the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale-based Intervention for Infants with Developmental Disabilities.
    Kusaka, Ryuichi; Ohgi, Shohei; Gima, Hirotaka; Fujimoto, Tetsuya // Journal of Physical Therapy Science; 2007, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p1 

    The article discusses the study which examines the effectiveness of Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS)-based intervention for infants with disabilities. It employs a time series design, consisting of a two-week observation baseline followed by interventions, among 15 infants with...

  • THE EMERGENCE OF EMPATHY DURING INFANCY.
    Hutman, Ted; Dapretto, Mirella // Cognitie, Creier, Comportament/Cognition, Brain, Behavior; Dec2009, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p367 

    Empathy refers to the interpersonal sharing of emotional states brought about by knowledge or observation by one person of the other person's experience or emotional state. This review presents several models of empathy and summarizes empirical research regarding the emergence and development of...

  • Short and long term outcomes Following partial exchange transfusion in the polycythaemic newborn: a systematic review.
    Dempsey, E. M.; Barrington, K. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition; Jan2006, Vol. 91 Issue 1, pF2 

    Background: Severe polycythaemia in the neonate may produce symptoms due to hyperviscosity and may be associated with serious complications. Partial exchange transfusion will reduce the packed cell volume. Objective: To determine whether partial exchange transfusion in term infants with...

  • great imitators.
    Honig, Alice Sterling // Scholastic Parent & Child; Oct2007, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p92 

    The article presents information on the ability of self-expression in infants and offers tips to encourage this ability. It is stated that babies are well equipped from birth to express their preferences. Some of their self-expressions reflect the emotional tone of the ways in which they,...

  • How Infants Three, Four, and Five Months of Age Respond to Sound.
    Miller, June; de Schweinitz, Louise; Goetzinger, Cornelius P. // Exceptional Children; Dec1963, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p149 

    The article explains how infants respond to auditory stimuli of children who were physically normal and had normal hearing. This study evaluates the consistency of responses to various noise makers and the differences in responses by age, race and sex of children who were physically normal. The...

  • Atrial fibrillation as an uncommon presentation in a large pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma.
    Sezer, Sadettin; Baykan, Ali; Yilmaz, Ebru; Unal, Ekrem; Hanedan Onan, Sertaç; Yikilmaz, Ali; Uzum, Kazım; Ozdemir, Mehmet; Narin, Nazmi // Child's Nervous System; Mar2012, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p475 

    The article presents a case study of a 13-month-old-boy who was referred to a center due to complaints of palpitation over 12 hours. He was thought to have idiopathic atrial fibrillation at infancy. The article also presents the nature of atrial fibrillation which is a disorganized, rapid atrial...

  • WHEN IS A WORD A WORD?
    MOLFESE, DENNIS L. // Psychology Today; Nov85, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p10 

    The article presents information on a study on word recognition in infants, conducted by the author and his coworkers. In the study electrophysiological techniques and behavioral methods were used to study speech abilities in infants. The study indicates that infants are able to differentiate...

  • Born to Move.
    Honig, Alice Sterling // Scholastic Parent & Child; Feb/Mar2007, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p25 

    The article focuses on the body movements that babies learn with their gradual development. The movements learnt by babies between 3 and 4 months help them crawl, stand and walk. Babies can stretch their feet and hands upward by 5 months, and between 7 and 9 months they push up with both arms...

  • Reaching for More.
    SPARROW, JOSHUA // Scholastic Parent & Child; Sep2011, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p66 

    The article discusses the things on how to discover what a baby's ready for more of and what he is finished exploring for the moment. It highlights the cause and effect of his development in which it mentions that at four months, his mind is processing and storing information about reaching for...

  • Object Individuation or Object Movement as Attractor? A Replication of the Wide-Screen/Narrow-Screen Study by Means of (a) Standard Looking Time Methodology and (b) Eye Tracking.
    Krøjgaard, Peter; Kingo, Osman S.; Staugaard, Søren R. // Child Development Research; 2013, p1 

    We report a replication experiment of a mechanized version of the seminal wide-screen/narrow-screen design of Wilcox and Baillargeon (1998) with 9.5-month-old infants (N = 80). Two different methodologies were employed simultaneously: (a) the standard looking time paradigm and (b) eye tracking....

  • Infant difficult behaviors in the context of perinatal biomedical conditions and early child environment.
    Krøjgaard, Peter; Kingo, Osman S.; Staugaard, Søren R. // BMC Pediatrics; 2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p44 

    The article focuses on the study of early child environment and difficult behaviors of infants in context of perinatal biomedical and psychosocial conditions. In this study, the index of infant difficult behavior including crying, sleeping and eating problems was related to maternal emotional...

  • Bats babble too.
    Krøjgaard, Peter; Kingo, Osman S.; Staugaard, Søren R. // New Scientist; 7/29/2006, Vol. 191 Issue 2562, p18 

    The article focuses on a study related to infant babbling in sac-winged bat pups conducted by researcher Otto von Helversen at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. According to the study, in language acquisition and vocal tract and associated musculature's...

  • Research Briefs: It's how you tell them.
    Krøjgaard, Peter; Kingo, Osman S.; Staugaard, Søren R. // GP: General Practitioner; 2/29/2012, p12 

    The article reports that babies who are too young to talk can still crack jokes. A team from Charles Sturt University in Australia found that infants could make friends and even use humor, despite not yet being able to speak.

  • READING YOUR BABY'S Mind.
    Wingert, Pat; Brant, Martha // Bulletin with Newsweek; 8/16/2005, Vol. 123 Issue 6483, p42 

    The article presents information on infant psychology. A wealth of new research is leading pediatricians and child psychologists to rethink their long-held beliefs about the emotional and intellectual abilities of even very young babies. Babies as young as 4 months have advanced powers of...

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