ERIC Number: EJ563116
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Human Fetal Behavior: 100 Years of Study.
Kisilevsky, B. S.; Low, J. A.
Developmental Review, v18 n1 p1-29 Mar 1998
Reviews literature on human fetal behavior. Includes descriptions of coupling of body movements and fetal heart rate and behavior maturation from conception to term. Discusses use of stimulus-induced behavior to examine sensory and cognitive development, and spontaneous and stimulus-induced behavior to assess fetal well-being. Notes research focus shift to identifying and understanding processes, mechanisms, and experiential factors underlying development. (Author)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A