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Maternal gaze to the infant face: Effects of infant age and facial configuration during mother-infant engagement in the first nine weeks

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Adult gaze plays an important role in early infant development, and infants are highly sensitive to its presence and direction. Little is known, however, about how adults look at infants while interacting with them. Using eye-tracking technology, this study investigated maternal gaze during naturalistic interactions, and how it was influenced by infant age, focusing on the transition from the first to the second month when social expressiveness emerges, and by infant facia...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.infbeh.2016.12.003

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Barclay Foundation More from this funder
Cleft Research Development Fund of the Spires Centre Cleft Centre More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Infant behavior & development Journal website
Volume:
46
Pages:
91-99
Publication date:
2017-01-02
Acceptance date:
2016-12-19
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EISSN:
1934-8800
ISSN:
0163-6383
Pmid:
28056378
Source identifiers:
670647
Language:
English
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pubs:670647
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uuid:6946980a-b38f-41bc-a494-f8e178b3f392
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pubs:670647
Deposit date:
2017-10-23

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