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The role of early auditory development in attachment and communication.
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PMID:  22107896     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Auditory perception and learning take place during the third trimester of gestation. Fetuses and newborns who lack typical auditory experience can go on to develop typical socioemotional attachment and language, given a supportive environment. For hospitalized preterm infants in developmentally sensitive neonatal intensive care units, detrimental effects of deviant early auditory experience may be remediated by later experience, but much is unknown about the causes of language deficits of prematurity. Prenatal auditory stimulation programs that incorporate audio speakers against the maternal belly should be discouraged because of possible overstimulation effects on the developing auditory system and sleep/wake state organization.
Christine Moon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-10-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1557-9840     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  657-69     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University, 12180 Park Avenue South, Tacoma, WA 98447, USA.
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