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ERIC Number: EJ545054
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Similarities and Differences in Behavioral State Organization during Sleep Periods in the Perinatal Infant before and after Birth.
Groome, Lynne J.; And Others
Child Development, v68 n1 p1-11 Feb 1997
Examined consistency in behavioral state organization for 30 fetuses and neonates. Assessed heart rate pattern and presence or absence of eye and gross body movements during sleep, finding quiet sleep (QS), active sleep (AS), and indeterminate states in nearly identical proportions. Duration of enclosed QS epochs provided only stable measure of behavior state development between pre- and postnatal periods. (DR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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