ERIC Number: EJ570257
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Gender Differences in Physiological Reactivity to Infant Cries and Smiles in Military Families.
Brewster, Albert L.; Nelson, John P.; McCanne, Thomas R.; Lucas, D. R.; Milner, Joel S.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v22 n8 p775-88 Aug 1998
Twenty male and 29 female active-duty Air Force personnel viewed and listened to videotapes of a crying infant and a smiling infant while heart rate, skin resistance, and respiration rate were monitored. Males showed a larger increase in skin conductance and heart rate than females during the crying infant stimulus. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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