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Adults' responses to infant vocalisations: a neurobehavioural investigation

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Infant vocalisations are uniquely salient sounds in the environment. They universally attract attention and compel the listener to respond with speed and care. They provide a wealth of information to parents about their infant’s needs and affective state. There is a scientific consensus that early parenting has a profound impact on child development. In particular, the sensitivity with which parents respond to their infant’s communicative cues has been shown to affect cognitive and socio-e...

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Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Hedonia: TrygFonden Research Group
Oxford college:
Jesus College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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Funding agency for:
Katherine S Young
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:6f91f1ae-0948-4b34-b45f-ee65ae421934
Local pid:
ora:8290

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