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Differential rates of visual information processing in full-term and preterm infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6354626     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study investigated the effect of increasing familiarization time on the visual recognition memory of 6- and 12-month-old full-term and preterm infants. Infants were given trials in which they viewed a shape for either 10-, 15-, 20-, or 30-sec familiarization and were then tested for visual recognition memory using the paired comparison technique. While the older infants showed evidence of recognition memory after less familiarization time than the younger ones, at both ages preterms required considerably longer familiarization than full-terms. The pattern of performance replicates our earlier finding of developmental lags in the visual information processing of 6-month-old preterms and extends these findings to 12-month-olds. These results suggest that there are persistent differences between preterm and full-term infants throughout at least the first year of life in this very fundamental aspect of cognition.
Authors:
S A Rose
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child development     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0009-3920     ISO Abbreviation:  Child Dev     Publication Date:  1983 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-12-20     Completed Date:  1983-12-20     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372725     Medline TA:  Child Dev     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1189-98     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Fixation, Ocular
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature / psychology*
Male
Memory*
Time Factors
Visual Perception*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
HD13810/HD/NICHD NIH HHS

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