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...

  • 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.

  • A LITTLE KINDNESS try it!
    ONDERKO, PATTY // 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • "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.

  • 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...

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

    The article offers tips on how parents can get their babies to sleep. Parents are advised to figure out the personality of their baby. Behavior of babies that lack sleep is identified. Parents must support each other when deciding on how to put their baby to sleep. The article also recommends...

  • ENDGAME.
    Schmidt, Hollace // 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Three-year-old outcomes of a brief universal parenting intervention to prevent behaviour problems: randomised controlled trial.
    Miller, Susan A. // 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd; 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Inside a Baby's Brain.
    Gegax, T. Trent; Nelson, Mergaret; Breslau, Karen; Joseph, Nadine; Whitford, Ben // Bulletin with Newsweek; 8/16/2005, Vol. 123 Issue 6483, p46 

    The article presents information on social and neurological aspects of infants. Babies' brains become specialized as they are shaped by early experience, with essential areas maturing first. Babies are born with most of the brain cells they need. But the cells can't communicate with each other...

  • fact or fable?
    Gegax, T. Trent; Nelson, Mergaret; Breslau, Karen; Joseph, Nadine; Whitford, Ben // Baby Talk; Sep2008, Vol. 73 Issue 7, p16 

    The article discusses topic related to the natural attitude of babies towards bowel movement. Accordingly, it is normal for a baby to screw up her face, turn beet-red and grunt like a monkey when they are trying to have a bowel movement. According to Dr. Carlo di Lorenzo, pediatric...

  • what to expect.
    Murfoff, Heidi // Baby Talk; Dec2008/Jan2009, Vol. 73 Issue 10, p20 

    The article presents questions and answers related to child care including feeding a seven-week-old baby with water, and concerns about a six-month-old baby who does not pick up objects with his palm.

  • 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...

  • what's your newborn's nursing style?
    Onderko, Patty // Baby Talk; Aug2008, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p47 

    The article suggests on ways how to address the new born's nursing styles. It relates from a study by Yale University researcher Edith Jackson, M.D. who characterized the breast feeding types of new born babies which includes barracuda, procrastinator, excited ineffective and gourmet. Moreover,...

  • Research Briefs: It's how you tell them.
    Onderko, Patty // 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.

  • Using Mand Training to Increase Vocalization Rates in Infants.
    Lee, Gabrielle; Luke, Nicole; LeePark, Hye-Suk // Psychological Record; Sep2014, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p415 

    The present study examined the effects of a mand training procedure on the rates of vocalizations in two infants. Both typically developing girls were less than six months old at the onset of the study. An ABCBC reversal design was employed to compare the rates of vocalizations in baseline...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • STIMULUS NOVELTY AND COGNITIVE-RELATED ERP COMPONENTS OF THE INFANT BRAIN.
    Ackles, Patrick K. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Feb2008, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p3 

    This study recorded visual fixation performance and event-related brain potentials (ERPs) to examine processing of novel visual information in 6- to 7-mo.-old infants as well as to test attention- or memory-related hypotheses of the functional significance of the Nc-ERP component. Separate...

  • Indicadores de desarrollo del CRT/CLAMS en lactantes de una comunidad urbana de México. Reporte preliminar.
    Sánchez, Carmen; Rivera-González, Rolando; Martínez-Vázquez, Ivone; Corral-Guille, Ismene; Figueroa-Olea, Miriam; Cázares, Alejandrina; María Soler-Limón, Karla // Revista Mexicana de Pediatria; sep/oct2008, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p217 

    Objective. To study the behavioral patterns in the first year of life of Mexican infants, using the scales CAT/CLAMS. Methodology. A cohort of 74 healthy infants in the first 4 months of life. All of them were recruited among the mothers which accepted to participate in the research. The...

  • The image-scratch paradigm: a new paradigm for evaluating infants' motivated gaze control.
    Michiko Miyazaki; Hideyuki Takahashi; Rolf, Matthias; Hiroyuki Okada; Takashi Omori // Scientific Reports; 7/4/2014, p1 

    Human infants show spontaneous behaviours such as general movement, goal-directed behaviour, and self-motivated behaviour from a very early age. However, it is unclear how these behaviours are organised throughout development. A major hindrance to empirical investigation is that there is no...

  • 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...

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