ERIC Number: ED121477
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
A Progress Report: The Relationship Between Mother-Infant Interaction and Sensory-Motor Development According to Age, Sex and Social Class Background.
Curcio, Frank; And Others
This paper describes the purposes and procedures of a longitudinal study designed to: (1) relate mother-infant interaction patterns to infant age, sex, and social class; (2) relate mother-infant interaction patterns to infant sensory-motor development; and (3) to examine the relationship between infant sensory-motor development and infant sex and social class. Subjects are infants from 5 weeks to 42 weeks of age, from middle and lower class families. Data were collected by mother-infant observation and developmental testing of cognitive and perceptual-motor development. The specific rationale for the study and proposed approaches for analysis of the data are discussed. (Author/BRT)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Cognitive Development, Data Analysis, Infant Behavior, Infants, Longitudinal Studies, Measurement Techniques, Mothers, Motor Development, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Perceptual Development, Perceptual Motor Learning, Research, Sex Differences, Social Differences
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Boston Univ., MA. Headstart Evaluation and Research Center.