Reports

Attention in the Newborn: Effect on Motility and Skin Potential

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Science  11 Mar 1966:
Vol. 151, Issue 3715, pp. 1246-1248
DOI: 10.1126/science.151.3715.1246

Abstract

Newborn infants showed lower motility and greater reactivity of the skin potential while attending to a visual target than when equally alert but inattentive.