E M Blass

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi On the road to obesity: Television viewing increases intake of high-density foods
    Elliott M Blass
    Department of Psychology and Program in Neuroscience and Behavior, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Physiol Behav 88:597-604. 2006
  2. ncbi Suckling- and sucrose-induced analgesia in human newborns
    E M Blass
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
    Pain 83:611-23. 1999
  3. ncbi Changing determinants of crying termination in 6- to 12-week-old human infants
    Elliott M Blass
    Department of Psychology, Section of Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 42:312-6. 2003
  4. ncbi The ontogeny of face identity; I. Eight- to 21-week-old infants use internal and external face features in identity
    Elliott M Blass
    Department of Psychology and Program in Neuroscience, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Cognition 92:305-27. 2004
  5. ncbi Ingestion, suckling, and the problem of identity: using criteria in the classification of ingestive behavior
    Elliott M Blass
    Program of Neuroscience and Behavior, Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Tobin Hall, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Physiol Behav 76:179-80. 2002
  6. ncbi Biological and environmental determinants of childhood obesity
    Elliott M Blass
    Department of Psychology, Program for Neuroscience and Behavior, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003, USA
    Nutr Clin Care 6:13-9. 2003
  7. ncbi Mothers and their infants: peptide-mediated physiological, behavioral and affective changes during suckling
    E M Blass
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Regul Pept 66:109-12. 1996
  8. ncbi Breastfeeding is analgesic in healthy newborns
    Larry Gray
    Section of Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Comers Children s Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60637 1470, USA
    Pediatrics 109:590-3. 2002
  9. ncbi Sucrose attenuates a negative electroencephalographic response to an aversive stimulus for newborns
    Mercedes Fernandez
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 24:261-6. 2003
  10. ncbi Reproductive biology: mammary messages
    Elliott M Blass
    Nature 424:25-6. 2003

Research Grants

  1. DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF AFFECT IN INFANTS
    ELLIOTT BLASS; Fiscal Year: 2002

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi On the road to obesity: Television viewing increases intake of high-density foods
    Elliott M Blass
    Department of Psychology and Program in Neuroscience and Behavior, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Physiol Behav 88:597-604. 2006
    ..Thus, watching television increases the amount eaten of high-density, palatable, familiar foods and may constitute one vector contributing to the current obesity crisis...
  2. ncbi Suckling- and sucrose-induced analgesia in human newborns
    E M Blass
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
    Pain 83:611-23. 1999
    ..3. Grimacing was reduced to almost naught by procedures that essentially eliminated crying and markedly reduced heart rate during the blood harvesting procedure...
  3. ncbi Changing determinants of crying termination in 6- to 12-week-old human infants
    Elliott M Blass
    Department of Psychology, Section of Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 42:312-6. 2003
    ..Whether the continuation of sucking effectiveness is sustained by infant sucking experience or reflects a slower rate of decline cannot be determined at present...
  4. ncbi The ontogeny of face identity; I. Eight- to 21-week-old infants use internal and external face features in identity
    Elliott M Blass
    Department of Psychology and Program in Neuroscience, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Cognition 92:305-27. 2004
    ..This paradigm provides an approach to discover rules used by infants of different ages to process and identify adult faces and to establish the bases of face preference...
  5. ncbi Ingestion, suckling, and the problem of identity: using criteria in the classification of ingestive behavior
    Elliott M Blass
    Program of Neuroscience and Behavior, Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Tobin Hall, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Physiol Behav 76:179-80. 2002
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  6. ncbi Biological and environmental determinants of childhood obesity
    Elliott M Blass
    Department of Psychology, Program for Neuroscience and Behavior, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003, USA
    Nutr Clin Care 6:13-9. 2003
    ..Alternative feeding modes are presented based on studies of childhood food preferences and how children may be influenced to choose more balanced and healthier diets...
  7. ncbi Mothers and their infants: peptide-mediated physiological, behavioral and affective changes during suckling
    E M Blass
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Regul Pept 66:109-12. 1996
    ..Through opioid and CCK mediation, milk also causes affective change that facilitates infant-mother bonding...
  8. ncbi Breastfeeding is analgesic in healthy newborns
    Larry Gray
    Section of Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Comers Children s Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60637 1470, USA
    Pediatrics 109:590-3. 2002
    ..This study identifies a behavioral and nonpharmacologic means of preventing newborn pain...
  9. ncbi Sucrose attenuates a negative electroencephalographic response to an aversive stimulus for newborns
    Mercedes Fernandez
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 24:261-6. 2003
    ..These findings add to the growing literature showing that sucrose attenuates newborns' negative response to aversive or noxious stimuli...
  10. ncbi Reproductive biology: mammary messages
    Elliott M Blass
    Nature 424:25-6. 2003
  11. ncbi An evaluation of the effects of sucrose on neonatal pain with 2 commonly used circumcision methods
    Gary E Kaufman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston Medical Center, Mass, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:564-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the least painful circumcision method...
  12. ncbi Social influences on formula intake via suckling in 7 to 14-week-old-infants
    Julie C Lumeng
    Center for Human Growth and Development, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0406, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 49:351-61. 2007
    ..Thus, social influences exert strong immediate impacts on suckling. Accordingly, suckling functions to obtain both nutrition from and social information about the feeder...

Research Grants1

  1. DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF AFFECT IN INFANTS
    ELLIOTT BLASS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It makes significant empirical contributions to what infants can and do learn during nursing and its biological significance. ..