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Laura A. Thompson - A Longitudinal Study of Infant Cortisol Response During Learning Events - 9781119229087 - V9781119229087
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A Longitudinal Study of Infant Cortisol Response During Learning Events

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Description for A Longitudinal Study of Infant Cortisol Response During Learning Events paperback. Series: Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development (Mono). Num Pages: 316 pages. BIC Classification: JMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 155 x 8. Weight in Grams: 286.

Cortisol, a hormone associated with the stress response, affects adult performance on learning and memory tasks, yet whether cortisol helps or hinders performance depends on the direction of cortisol change during the task, the amount of change, and the type of task. Past studies of infants are few and confl icting regarding whether an increasing or decreasing cortisol reactivity pattern facilitates cognitive performance. Similarly, few studies have assessed whether an association exists between maternal sensitivity and learning in infancy. The present study assessed relations between maternal sensitivity, infants’ cortisol response to maternal separation and a novel cognitive task, and cognitive ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Number of pages
316
Condition
New
Series
Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development (Mono)
Number of Pages
316
Place of Publication
Hoboken, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781119229087
SKU
V9781119229087
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99-15

About Laura A. Thompson
Laura A. Thompson is a Distinguished Achievement Professor of Psychology at New Mexico State University. She received her doctorate in psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Gin Morgan received her doctorate in psychology from Columbia University, served as a post-doctoral fellow in psychology at New Mexico State University, and is now a Lecturer in Psychology at ... Read more

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