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Fetal Development: A Psychobiological Perspective

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First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134782253
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/17/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 528
  • File size: 9 MB

Table of Contents

1 Behavioral Development of the Fetus 3
2 Tracing Developmental Trajectories into the Prenatal Period 15
3 Methods for Quantifying State-Specific Patterns of EEG Activity in Fetal Baboons and Immature Human Infants 35
4 Breathing and Hiccups in the Fetal Baboon 51
5 Physiological and Clinical Consequences in Relation to the Development of Fetal Behavior and Fetal Behavioral States 67
6 Fetal Behavioral States and Behavioral Transitions in Normal and Compromised Fetuses 83
7 Neurobehavioral Development in the Human Fetus 101
8 Developmental Aspects of Alterations in Fetal Behavioral States 129
9 Nutrition and Behavioral States in the Developing Human Infant 149
10 Oscillation and Chaos in Fetal Motor Activity 169
11 Development of Motor Behavior in Chick Embryos 191
12 Odor Sensing in the Human Fetus: Anatomical, Functional, and ChemoEcological Bases 205
13 Human Fetal Auditory Perception 239
14 The Influence of Stimulus and Subject Variables on Human Fetal Responses to Sound and Vibration 263
15 Embryonic Sensory Experience and Intersensory Development in Precocial Birds 281
16 Habituation and Classical Conditioning in the Rat Fetus: Opioid Involvements 295
17 Transmission of Sound and Vibration to the Fetus 315
18 Maternal Contributions to Fetal Experience and the Transition from Prenatal to Postnatal Life 331
19 The Effects of Fetal Experience with Sound 351
20 The Effects of Myometrial Activity During the Last Third of Gestation on Fetal Behavior 369
21 The Potential Value of Habituation in the Prenate 383
22 The Behavior of the Fetus as an Indicator of Neural Functioning 405
23 Fetal Alcohol Learning Resulting from Alcohol Contamination of the Prenatal Environment 419
24 The Preterm Infant: A Model for the Study of Fetal Brain Expectation 439
Author Index 473
Subject Index 495
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