A New Look at Some Old Mechanisms in Human Newborns: Taste and Tactile Determinants of State, Affect, and Action

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Wiley, May 18, 2000 - Psychology - 103 pages
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A fundamental goal of biological research on ontogeny is to discover when and how developmental changes can be induced as well as the consequences, limits, and mechanisms underlying such changes. With their commitment to defining and understanding environmental influences on behavior, developmental psychology and psychobiology both share these goals. The present Monograph, which is concerned with how human mothers influence their infants through nursing, grows out of this research tradition.

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Ronald G. Barr is the Canada Research Chair in Community Child Health Research at the University of British Columbia and Professor of Pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC.

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