Ruth Feldman

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Affiliation: Bar-Ilan University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mother-infant affect synchrony as an antecedent of the emergence of self-control
    R Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Dev Psychol 35:223-31. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Intervention programs for premature infants. How and do they affect development?
    R Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Clin Perinatol 25:613-26, ix. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Skin-to-Skin contact (Kangaroo care) promotes self-regulation in premature infants: sleep-wake cyclicity, arousal modulation, and sustained exploration
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar tlan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Dev Psychol 38:194-207. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Some reflections on infancy-onset trichotillomania
    Miri Keren
    Infant Mental Health Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Psychoanal Study Child 61:254-72. 2006
  5. doi request reprint The development of regulatory functions from birth to 5 years: insights from premature infants
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel 52900
    Child Dev 80:544-61. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Maternal-preterm skin-to-skin contact enhances child physiologic organization and cognitive control across the first 10 years of life
    Ruth Feldman
    Gonda Multi Disciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 75:56-64. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Parent-specific reciprocity from infancy to adolescence shapes children's social competence and dialogical skills
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Attach Hum Dev 15:407-23. 2013
  8. pmc Parental oxytocin and early caregiving jointly shape children's oxytocin response and social reciprocity
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Neuropsychopharmacology 38:1154-62. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Oxytocin and social affiliation in humans
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Horm Behav 61:380-91. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal postpartum behavior and the emergence of infant-mother and infant-father synchrony in preterm and full-term infants: the role of neonatal vagal tone
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, 52900
    Dev Psychobiol 49:290-302. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Mother-infant affect synchrony as an antecedent of the emergence of self-control
    R Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Dev Psychol 35:223-31. 1999
    ..The mutual regulation of affect in infancy, as moderated by temperament, is proposed as an important contributor to the emergence of self-regulation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intervention programs for premature infants. How and do they affect development?
    R Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Clin Perinatol 25:613-26, ix. 1998
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Skin-to-Skin contact (Kangaroo care) promotes self-regulation in premature infants: sleep-wake cyclicity, arousal modulation, and sustained exploration
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar tlan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Dev Psychol 38:194-207. 2002
    ..The results underscore the importance of maternal body contact for infants' physiological, emotional, and cognitive regulatory capacities...
  4. ncbi request reprint Some reflections on infancy-onset trichotillomania
    Miri Keren
    Infant Mental Health Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Psychoanal Study Child 61:254-72. 2006
    ..Discussion focused on our experience that early-onset cases of trichotillomania are often not benign or homogenous in terms of etiology, course, or response to treatment and require much further study...
  5. doi request reprint The development of regulatory functions from birth to 5 years: insights from premature infants
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel 52900
    Child Dev 80:544-61. 2009
    ..Results support the coherence of the regulation construct and are consistent with neurobiological models on self and consciousness...
  6. doi request reprint Maternal-preterm skin-to-skin contact enhances child physiologic organization and cognitive control across the first 10 years of life
    Ruth Feldman
    Gonda Multi Disciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 75:56-64. 2014
    ..However, it is unknown whether the provision of maternal-preterm contact can improve long-term functioning of these systems...
  7. doi request reprint Parent-specific reciprocity from infancy to adolescence shapes children's social competence and dialogical skills
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Attach Hum Dev 15:407-23. 2013
    ..Results highlight the role of parent-child reciprocity in shaping children's social collaboration and intimate relationships with non-kin members of their social world. ..
  8. pmc Parental oxytocin and early caregiving jointly shape children's oxytocin response and social reciprocity
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Neuropsychopharmacology 38:1154-62. 2013
    ..Our findings bear important implications for conditions involving disruptions to maternal-infant bonding and underscore the potential for peer-based interventions...
  9. doi request reprint Oxytocin and social affiliation in humans
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Horm Behav 61:380-91. 2012
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled Oxytocin, Vasopressin, and Social Behavior...
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal postpartum behavior and the emergence of infant-mother and infant-father synchrony in preterm and full-term infants: the role of neonatal vagal tone
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, 52900
    Dev Psychobiol 49:290-302. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Maternal versus child risk and the development of parent-child and family relationships in five high-risk populations
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Dev Psychopathol 19:293-312. 2007
    ..Discussion considered the multiple and pattern-specific influences on the family system as it is shaped by maternal and child risk conditions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Parent-infant synchrony and the construction of shared timing; physiological precursors, developmental outcomes, and risk conditions
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:329-54. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint On the origins of background emotions: from affect synchrony to symbolic expression
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Emotion 7:601-11. 2007
    ..Parent-infant synchrony and the parent's support of toddler symbolic play predicted symbolic complexity. The need to include time in research on emotions and the dyadic origins of positive emotions are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evidence for a neuroendocrinological foundation of human affiliation: plasma oxytocin levels across pregnancy and the postpartum period predict mother-infant bonding
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Psychol Sci 18:965-70. 2007
    ..Across pregnancy and the postpartum period, oxytocin may play a role in the emergence of behaviors and mental representations typical of bonding in the human mother...
  15. doi request reprint Mother-infant synchrony and the development of moral orientation in childhood and adolescence: direct and indirect mechanisms of developmental continuity
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar llan University, Israel
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:582-97. 2007
    ..Participating in a synchronous exchange may sensitize infants to the emotional resonance and empathy underlying human relationships across the life span...
  16. doi request reprint Biological and environmental initial conditions shape the trajectories of cognitive and social-emotional development across the first years of life
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Dev Sci 12:194-200. 2009
    ..Differences between infants with none, one, or two non-optimal birth conditions increased with age. Findings shed light on the dynamics of early development as it is shaped by biological and environmental initial conditions...
  17. doi request reprint Triplets across the first 5 years: the discordant infant at birth remains at developmental risk
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Pediatrics 124:316-23. 2009
    ..To examine whether the risk posed to infant development by triplet birth persists into childhood and whether growth-discordant triplets are at a particularly high developmental risk...
  18. doi request reprint Maternal depression and anxiety across the postpartum year and infant social engagement, fear regulation, and stress reactivity
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:919-27. 2009
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  19. doi request reprint Touch attenuates infants' physiological reactivity to stress
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Dev Sci 13:271-8. 2010
    ..In humans, as in mammals, the provision of touch during moments of maternal unavailability reduces infants' physiological reactivity to stress...
  20. doi request reprint Natural variations in maternal and paternal care are associated with systematic changes in oxytocin following parent-infant contact
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1133-41. 2010
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Maternal and paternal plasma, salivary, and urinary oxytocin and parent-infant synchrony: considering stress and affiliation components of human bonding
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Dev Sci 14:752-61. 2011
    ..Similar to other mammals, OT is involved in human attachment and contingent parenting. The dual role of OT in stress and affiliation underscores its complex involvement in processes of social bonding throughout life...
  22. doi request reprint Mother and infant coordinate heart rhythms through episodes of interaction synchrony
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Infant Behav Dev 34:569-77. 2011
    ..Humans, like other mammals, can impact the physiological processes of the attachment partner through the coordination of visuo-affective social signals...
  23. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder in infants and young children exposed to war-related trauma
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:645-58. 2011
    ....
  24. doi request reprint The expression and regulation of anger in toddlers: relations to maternal behavior and mental representations
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, The Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Infant Behav Dev 34:310-20. 2011
    ..Results are consistent with dynamic models of emotions and accord with perspectives that emphasize the role of sensitive parenting in facilitating emotion regulation...
  25. doi request reprint The cross-generation transmission of oxytocin in humans
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Horm Behav 58:669-76. 2010
    ..Results demonstrate consistency in the neuroendocrine system supporting bond formation in humans and other mammals and underscore the role of early experience in shaping the cross-generation transmission of social affiliation in humans...
  26. doi request reprint The relational basis of adolescent adjustment: trajectories of mother-child interactive behaviors from infancy to adolescence shape adolescents' adaptation
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Attach Hum Dev 12:173-92. 2010
    ..Results point to the long-term effects of risk and resilience components in the mother-infant relationship and underscore continuity in social development from infancy...
  27. doi request reprint Parent-child and triadic antecedents of children's social competence: cultural specificity, shared process
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Dev Psychol 46:455-67. 2010
    ..Results underscore the links between early relational experiences and children's adaptation to the social milieu...
  28. doi request reprint Conflict resolution in the parent-child, marital, and peer contexts and children's aggression in the peer group: a process-oriented cultural perspective
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Dev Psychol 46:310-25. 2010
    ..Considering the cultural basis of conflict resolution within close relationships may expand understanding on the roots of aggression...
  29. ncbi request reprint The role of culture in moderating the links between early ecological risk and young children's adaptation
    Ruth Feldman
    Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Dev Psychopathol 19:1-21. 2007
    ..Implications for research on risk and resilience and the role of culture in moderating the effects of ecological risk are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Microregulatory patterns of family interactions: cultural pathways to toddlers' self-regulation
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Fam Psychol 20:614-23. 2006
    ..Discussion considers the ways early relational patterns mirror cultural philosophies on the self and differentially support self-regulation at the transition from family to the larger social context...
  31. ncbi request reprint Testing a family intervention hypothesis: the contribution of mother-infant skin-to-skin contact (kangaroo care) to family interaction, proximity, and touch
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel 52900
    J Fam Psychol 17:94-107. 2003
    ..The role of touch as a constituent of the co-regulatory parent-infant and triadic systems and the effects of maternal contact on mothering, co-parenting, and family processes are discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Skin-to-skin contact (Kangaroo Care) accelerates autonomic and neurobehavioural maturation in preterm infants
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:274-81. 2003
    ..032) and orientation (p=0.007). Results underscore the role of early skin-to-skin contact in the maturation of the autonomic and circadian systems in preterm infants...
  33. ncbi request reprint Parent-infant synchrony and the social-emotional development of triplets
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Dev Psychol 40:1133-47. 2004
    ..Discussion focuses on developmental risk when the exclusivity of the parent-infant relationship is compromised...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparison of skin-to-skin (kangaroo) and traditional care: parenting outcomes and preterm infant development
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Pediatrics 110:16-26. 2002
    ..To examine whether the kangaroo care (KC) intervention in premature infants affects parent-child interactions and infant development...
  35. ncbi request reprint Mother-Child touch patterns in infant feeding disorders: relation to maternal, child, and environmental factors
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1089-97. 2004
    ..To examine mother and child's touch patterns in infant feeding disorders within a transactional framework...
  36. ncbi request reprint Neonatal state organization, neuromaturation, mother-infant interaction, and cognitive development in small-for-gestational-age premature infants
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Pediatrics 118:e869-78. 2006
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  37. ncbi request reprint Toddlers' self-regulated compliance to mothers, caregivers, and fathers: implications for theories of socialization
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Dev Psychol 39:680-92. 2003
    ..Maternal sensitivity and warm control discipline predicted compliance to the caregiver but not vice versa. Results are consistent with theoretical positions on the generalization of socialization from the mother to nonmaternal agents...
  38. ncbi request reprint Does a triplet birth pose a special risk for infant development? Assessing cognitive development in relation to intrauterine growth and mother-infant interaction across the first 2 years
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, and Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatrics 115:443-52. 2005
    ..To examine whether a triplet birth per se poses a risk to the development of infants' cognitive competencies and to the mother-infant relationship...
  39. ncbi request reprint The nature of the mother's tie to her infant: maternal bonding under conditions of proximity, separation, and potential loss
    R Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 40:929-39. 1999
    ..Discussion focused on the comparability of maternal and infant attachment in relation to the neurobiological system underlying bond formation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cultural perspective on work and family: dual-earner Israeli-Jewish and Arab families at the transition to parenthood
    R Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel 52900
    J Fam Psychol 15:492-509. 2001
    ..Discussion considered the impact of nuclear- and extended-family living arrangements on the emerging work and family roles in young couples...
  41. ncbi request reprint From biological rhythms to social rhythms: Physiological precursors of mother-infant synchrony
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Gonada Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Dev Psychol 42:175-88. 2006
    ..The organization of physiological oscillators appears to lay the foundation for the infant's capacity to partake in a temporally matched social dialogue...
  42. doi request reprint Sleep-wake transitions in premature neonates predict early development
    Omri Weisman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Pediatrics 128:706-14. 2011
    ..To identify patterns of sleep-wake transitions in the neonatal period that might differentiate premature infants who would show better or worse outcomes in multiple developmental domains across the first 5 years of life...
  43. doi request reprint Oxytocin administration to parent enhances infant physiological and behavioral readiness for social engagement
    Omri Weisman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 72:982-9. 2012
    ..Here, we examine whether OT administration to parent can enhance physiological and behavioral processes that support parental social engagement but, moreover, can have parallel effects on the infant...
  44. ncbi request reprint Parenting stress, infant emotion regulation, maternal sensitivity, and the cognitive development of triplets: a model for parent and child influences in a unique ecology
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Israel 52900
    Child Dev 75:1774-91. 2004
    ..The triplet ecology provides a context for assessing the relations among infant inborn dispositions, the rearing environment, and the role of exclusive parenting in development...
  45. doi request reprint Sensitive parenting is associated with plasma oxytocin and polymorphisms in the OXTR and CD38 genes
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 72:175-81. 2012
    ..Molecular genetic studies also reveal a role for OT neuropathways in shaping the social brain. However, the links between peripheral OT, genetic markers, and their combined contribution to human parenting are unknown...
  46. doi request reprint Synchrony and specificity in the maternal and the paternal brain: relations to oxytocin and vasopressin
    Shir Atzil
    Bar Ilan University, RamatGan, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:798-811. 2012
    ..Bi-parental rearing, typically observed in monogamous species, is similarly thought to draw on mechanisms of mother-father synchrony...
  47. pmc Neonatal brainstem dysfunction risks infant social engagement
    Ronny Geva
    Department of Psychology, The Gonda Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:158-64. 2013
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  48. doi request reprint Oxytocin and cortisol in romantically unattached young adults: associations with bonding and psychological distress
    Ilanit Gordon
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Psychophysiology 45:349-52. 2008
    ..Findings are consistent with antistress models of oxytocin and suggest that oxytocin may play a role in bonding-related cognitions across the life span...
  49. doi request reprint Oxytocin and the development of parenting in humans
    Ilanit Gordon
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel Gonda Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 68:377-82. 2010
    ....
  50. doi request reprint The experience of labor, maternal perception of the infant, and the mother's postpartum mood in a low-risk community cohort
    Omri Weisman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel 52900
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:505-13. 2010
    ..Interventions to increase positive infant-related perceptions and emotions may be especially important for promoting bond formation following CSD...
  51. doi request reprint Oxytocin, cortisol, and triadic family interactions
    Ilanit Gordon
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Physiol Behav 101:679-84. 2010
    ..Among mothers, triadic synchrony was also independently related to lower levels of CT. Results highlight the role of OT in the early formation of the family unit at the transition to parenthood...
  52. doi request reprint Love alters autonomic reactivity to emotions
    Inna Schneiderman
    Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Emotion 11:1314-21. 2011
    ..Findings suggest that vagal regulation may be one mechanism through which love and attachment reduce stress and promote well-being and health...
  53. doi request reprint Plasma oxytocin distributions in a large cohort of women and men and their gender-specific associations with anxiety
    Omri Weisman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:694-701. 2013
    ..Results are consistent with models on the differential associations between the neurobiology of attachment and the experience of anxiety in women and men...
  54. doi request reprint Oxytocin during the initial stages of romantic attachment: relations to couples' interactive reciprocity
    Inna Schneiderman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:1277-85. 2012
    ..Findings suggest that OT may play an important role at the first stages of romantic attachment and lend support to evolutionary models suggesting that parental and romantic attachment share underlying bio-behavioral mechanisms...
  55. pmc Prolactin, Oxytocin, and the development of paternal behavior across the first six months of fatherhood
    Ilanit Gordon
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Horm Behav 58:513-8. 2010
    ..Results point to the role of PRL and OT in the development of human fathering and underscore their differential relations with patterns of paternal care...
  56. ncbi request reprint Direct and indirect effects of breast milk on the neurobehavioral and cognitive development of premature infants
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, 52900
    Dev Psychobiol 43:109-19. 2003
    ..In addition to its nutritional value, breast milk may be related to improved maternal mood and interactive behaviors, thereby indirectly contributing to development in premature infants...
  57. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin during pregnancy and early postpartum: individual patterns and maternal-fetal attachment
    Ari Levine
    Interdisciplinary Program in the Brain Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Peptides 28:1162-9. 2007
    ..The increase in OT from early to late pregnancy correlated with higher maternal-fetal bonding. These data may help set standards for OT levels and underscore links with maternal-infant attachment...
  58. doi request reprint Rapid eye movement (REM) in premature neonates and developmental outcome at 6 months
    Hadar Arditi-Babchuk
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Infant Behav Dev 32:27-32. 2009
    ..Differences between the high- and low-REM groups were independent of neonatal medical risk. Low-REM activity may serve as an indicator of developmental risk among premature neonates...
  59. pmc Oxytocin enhances brain function in children with autism
    Ilanit Gordon
    Center for Translational Developmental Neuroscience, Yale Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:20953-8. 2013
    ..These findings further the development of a neurophysiological systems-level understanding of mechanisms by which OT may enhance social functioning in children with ASD. ..
  60. doi request reprint Parental and romantic attachment shape brain processing of infant cues
    Omri Weisman
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Biol Psychol 89:533-8. 2012
    ..Parents' heightened response to own infant accords with evolutionary models underscoring the need to direct resources to the survival and well being of one's own offspring...
  61. doi request reprint A neurobiological model for the effects of early brainstem functioning on the development of behavior and emotion regulation in infants: implications for prenatal and perinatal risk
    Ronny Geva
    The Gonda Goldschmied Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:1031-41. 2008
    ..The assessment of brainstem dysfunction can be conducted during hospitalization and may help detect infants at risk for the development of self-regulatory deficits at the first weeks of life...
  62. doi request reprint Salivary vasopressin increases following intranasal oxytocin administration
    Omri Weisman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Peptides 40:99-103. 2013
    ..Overall, findings suggest a potential crosstalk between OT and AVP and indicate that baseline levels of the two neuropeptides may shape the degree to which these systems respond to exogenous manipulation...
  63. pmc Oxytocin and social motivation
    Ilanit Gordon
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 1:471-93. 2011
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  64. pmc Breastfeeding, brain activation to own infant cry, and maternal sensitivity
    Pilyoung Kim
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:907-15. 2011
    ..We investigated the associations between breastfeeding, maternal brain response to own infant stimuli, and maternal sensitivity in the early postpartum...
  65. ncbi request reprint Measuring cortisol in human psychobiological studies
    Ari Levine
    Interdisciplinary Program in the Brain Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 52900, Israel
    Physiol Behav 90:43-53. 2007
    ..These points are raised with special emphasis on their significance during pregnancy and the post-partum. Such information may prove useful in informing researcher's cortisol-related protocols and in the interpretation of cortisol data...
  66. doi request reprint Intranasal oxytocin administration is reflected in human saliva
    Omri Weisman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:1582-6. 2012
    ..3 pg/ml), and did not return to baseline by 4h. Results contribute to discussion on brain-periphery coordination of OT and highlight the need for further research on the temporal dynamics and durations of OT administration effects...
  67. ncbi request reprint Synchrony in the triad: a microlevel process model of coparenting and parent-child interactions
    Ilanit Gordon
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gam, 52900 Israel
    Fam Process 47:465-79. 2008
    ..Results highlight the importance of including a microlevel perspective on the family system at the first stages of family development...
  68. doi request reprint The transition to oral feeding in low-risk premature infants: relation to infant neurobehavioral functioning and mother-infant feeding interaction
    Dalia Silberstein
    The Gonda Goldschmied Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Early Hum Dev 85:157-62. 2009
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  69. ncbi request reprint Cerebral blood flow velocity asymmetry, neurobehavioral maturation, and the cognitive development of premature infants across the first two years
    Hadar Arditi
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:362-8. 2007
    ..Neonatal physiological measures that can serve as indicators of later development are therefore important for early evaluation and intervention...
  70. pmc Specifying the neurobiological basis of human attachment: brain, hormones, and behavior in synchronous and intrusive mothers
    Shir Atzil
    Department of Psychology and Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:2603-15. 2011
    ..Assessing the integration of motivation and social networks into unified neural activity that reflects variations in patterns of parental care may prove useful for the study of optimal vs high-risk parenting...
  71. ncbi request reprint Emotion regulation and touch in infants: the role of cholecystokinin and opioids
    Aron Weller
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, 52900 Ramat Gan, Israel
    Peptides 24:779-88. 2003
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  72. doi request reprint Parasympathetic reactivity to recalled traumatic and pleasant events in trauma-exposed individuals
    Hadar Arditi-Babchuk
    Gonda Brain Science Centre and the Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 22:254-7. 2009
    ..However, PTS severity was associated with initial HR. Assessment of parasympathetic reactivity may enhance our understanding of the normative and pathological reactions to trauma and stress...
  73. doi request reprint Visual assessment in children with cerebral palsy: implementation of a functional questionnaire
    Naomi B Ferziger
    The Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Centre, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:422-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate an interdisciplinary visual assessment for multiply challenged children diagnosed with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  74. ncbi request reprint Primary parental preoccupation: circuits, genes, and the crucial role of the environment
    J F Leckman
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    J Neural Transm 111:753-71. 2004
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Effects of human contact and vagal regulation on pain reactivity and visual attention in newborns
    Hadar Arditi
    Gonda Brain Sciences Center and Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Dev Psychobiol 48:561-73. 2006
    ..Discussion focused on proximity to conspecifics as a contributor to emerging regulatory and adaptive functioning in the human infant...
  76. pdf The development of siblings of children with autism at 4 and 14 months: social engagement, communication, and cognition
    Nurit Yirmiya
    Department of Psychology and School of Education, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus, Israel
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:511-23. 2006
    ..To compare siblings of children with autism (SIBS-A) and siblings of children with typical development (SIBS-TD) at 4 and 14 months of age...
  77. ncbi request reprint The development of maternal touch across the first year of life
    Sari Goldstein Ferber
    Department of Neonatology Wolfson Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Early Hum Dev 84:363-70. 2008
    ..Results contribute to specifying the role of touch as it evolves across the first year of life within the global mother-infant communication system...
  78. ncbi request reprint Massage therapy by mothers and trained professionals enhances weight gain in preterm infants
    Sari Goldstein Ferber
    Department of Neonatology, Wolfson Medical Center, Tel Giborim, Holon
    Early Hum Dev 67:37-45. 2002
    ..The method of "massage therapy" has consistently shown increased weight gain in preterm infants. The weight gain was apparent during massages administered by professionals...
  79. ncbi request reprint Positive effect of human milk on neurobehavioral and cognitive development of premature infants
    Arthur I Eidelman
    Department of Neonatology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Hebrew University School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:359-64. 2004
  80. doi request reprint The intrauterine environment, temperament, and development: including the biological foundations of individual differences in the study of psychopathology and wellness
    Ruth Feldman
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:233-5. 2008