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ERIC Number: EJ121276
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1975
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Differential Effects of Prenatal Rhythmic Stimulation on Neonatal Arousal States
Smith, Corinne R.; Steinschneider, Alfred
Child Development, 46, 2, 574-578, Jun 75
This study tested Salk's hypothesis that the human fetus is prenatally imprinted to the repetitive intermittent sound of the maternal heartbeat. The prediction that neonates would quiet most to their own mother's heart rate compared with the unfamiliar heart rate was not supported. (Author/CS)
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