child development

Summary

Summary: The continuous sequential physiological and psychological maturing of an individual from birth up to but not including ADOLESCENCE.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Cohort profile: 1958 British birth cohort (National Child Development Study)
    Chris Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:34-41. 2006
  2. ncbi Child development: risk factors for adverse outcomes in developing countries
    Susan P Walker
    Epidemiology Research Unit, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
    Lancet 369:145-57. 2007
  3. ncbi Socioeconomic status and child development
    Robert H Bradley
    Center for Applied Studies in Education, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 53:371-99. 2002
  4. ncbi Cognitive and behavioral outcomes of school-aged children who were born preterm: a meta-analysis
    Adnan T Bhutta
    Department of Pediatrics, Arkansas University for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    JAMA 288:728-37. 2002
  5. pmc Prenatal exposure to PBDEs and neurodevelopment
    Julie B Herbstman
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:712-9. 2010
  6. ncbi Rapid growth in infancy and childhood and obesity in later life--a systematic review
    P O A Monteiro
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Federal University of Pelotas, 96001 970 Pelotas, Brazil
    Obes Rev 6:143-54. 2005
  7. ncbi Maternal seafood consumption in pregnancy and neurodevelopmental outcomes in childhood (ALSPAC study): an observational cohort study
    Joseph R Hibbeln
    Laboratory of Membrane Biophysics and Biochemistry, US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, US National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20952, USA
    Lancet 369:578-85. 2007
  8. doi Inequality in early childhood: risk and protective factors for early child development
    Susan P Walker
    Tropical Medicine Research Institute, The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Lancet 378:1325-38. 2011
  9. ncbi Breast-feeding and cognitive development: a meta-analysis
    J W Anderson
    Metabolic Research Group, Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:525-35. 1999
  10. ncbi Measurement and standardization protocols for anthropometry used in the construction of a new international growth reference
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S27-36. 2004

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  1. ncbi Cohort profile: 1958 British birth cohort (National Child Development Study)
    Chris Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:34-41. 2006
  2. ncbi Child development: risk factors for adverse outcomes in developing countries
    Susan P Walker
    Epidemiology Research Unit, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
    Lancet 369:145-57. 2007
    ..We discuss the research needed to clarify the effect of other potential risk factors on child development. The prevalence of the risk factors and their effect on development and human potential are substantial...
  3. ncbi Socioeconomic status and child development
    Robert H Bradley
    Center for Applied Studies in Education, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 53:371-99. 2002
    ..For children, SES impacts well-being at multiple levels, including both family and neighborhood. Its effects are moderated by children's own characteristics, family characteristics, and external support systems...
  4. ncbi Cognitive and behavioral outcomes of school-aged children who were born preterm: a meta-analysis
    Adnan T Bhutta
    Department of Pediatrics, Arkansas University for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    JAMA 288:728-37. 2002
    ..The cognitive and behavioral outcomes of school-aged children who were born preterm have been reported extensively. Many of these studies have methodological flaws that preclude an accurate estimate of the long-term outcomes of prematurity...
  5. pmc Prenatal exposure to PBDEs and neurodevelopment
    Julie B Herbstman
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:712-9. 2010
    ..Animal studies suggest that prenatal PBDE exposure may result in adverse neurodevelopmental effects...
  6. ncbi Rapid growth in infancy and childhood and obesity in later life--a systematic review
    P O A Monteiro
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Federal University of Pelotas, 96001 970 Pelotas, Brazil
    Obes Rev 6:143-54. 2005
    ..The present results indicate that early growth is indeed associated with the prevalence of obesity later in the life course...
  7. ncbi Maternal seafood consumption in pregnancy and neurodevelopmental outcomes in childhood (ALSPAC study): an observational cohort study
    Joseph R Hibbeln
    Laboratory of Membrane Biophysics and Biochemistry, US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, US National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20952, USA
    Lancet 369:578-85. 2007
    ..We used the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) to assess the possible benefits and hazards to a child's development of different levels of maternal seafood intake during pregnancy...
  8. doi Inequality in early childhood: risk and protective factors for early child development
    Susan P Walker
    Tropical Medicine Research Institute, The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Lancet 378:1325-38. 2011
    ..Our goal is to provide information to help the setting of priorities for early child development programmes and policies to benefit the world's poorest children and reduce persistent inequalities.
  9. ncbi Breast-feeding and cognitive development: a meta-analysis
    J W Anderson
    Metabolic Research Group, Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:525-35. 1999
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  10. ncbi Measurement and standardization protocols for anthropometry used in the construction of a new international growth reference
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S27-36. 2004
    ..Ongoing central and local monitoring identified anthropometrists deviating from standard procedures, and immediate corrective action was taken. The procedures described in this paper are a model for research settings...
  11. ncbi Effects of prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation on infant development: a randomized trial from the Maternal and Infant Nutrition Interventions, Matlab (MINIMat) study
    Fahmida Tofail
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:704-11. 2008
    ..Few data exist for the effects of multiple micronutrient (MM) or food supplementation to undernourished pregnant women on their offsprings' development...
  12. doi Developmental change in the acuity of the "Number Sense": The Approximate Number System in 3-, 4-, 5-, and 6-year-olds and adults
    Justin Halberda
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1457-65. 2008
    ..We show that the resolution of this system continues to increase throughout childhood, with adultlike levels of acuity attained surprisingly late in development...
  13. pmc Growth patterns in early childhood and final attained stature: data from five birth cohorts from low- and middle-income countries
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, 748, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:353-9. 2010
    ..Growth failure prior to age 12 mo was most strongly associated with adult stature. These consistencies speak to the importance of interventions to address intrauterine growth failure and growth failure in the first 12 mo of life...
  14. ncbi Effects of prolonged and exclusive breastfeeding on child height, weight, adiposity, and blood pressure at age 6.5 y: evidence from a large randomized trial
    Michael S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1717-21. 2007
    ..The evidence that breastfeeding protects against obesity and a variety of chronic diseases comes almost entirely from observational studies, which have a potential for bias due to confounding, selection bias, and selective publication...
  15. ncbi ALSPAC--the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. I. Study methodology
    J Golding
    Institute of Child Health, University of Bristol, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 15:74-87. 2001
    ..The study has an open policy in regard to collaboration within strict confidentiality rules...
  16. pmc Relation between cord blood mercury levels and early child development in a World Trade Center cohort
    Sally Ann Lederman
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1085-91. 2008
    This study was designed to determine whether prenatal mercury exposure, including potential releases from the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster, adversely affects fetal growth and child development.
  17. ncbi Risk for psychopathology in the children of depressed mothers: a developmental model for understanding mechanisms of transmission
    S H Goodman
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Psychol Rev 106:458-90. 1999
    ..Relevant issues are discussed, and promising directions for future research are suggested...
  18. doi Breastfeeding and child cognitive development: new evidence from a large randomized trial
    Michael S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:578-84. 2008
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  19. ncbi Early experience alters brain function and structure
    Heidelise Als
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Children s Hospital Boston, Pediatric Research Laboratories, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 113:846-57. 2004
    ..To investigate the effects of early experience on brain function and structure...
  20. doi Pre- and postnatal arsenic exposure and child development at 18 months of age: a cohort study in rural Bangladesh
    Jena D Hamadani
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1206-16. 2010
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  21. ncbi The influence of head growth in fetal life, infancy, and childhood on intelligence at the ages of 4 and 8 years
    Catharine R Gale
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 118:1486-92. 2006
    ..We investigated the effects of head growth prenatally, during infancy, and during later periods of development on cognitive function at the ages of 4 and 8 years...
  22. pmc Developmental potential in the first 5 years for children in developing countries
    Sally Grantham-McGregor
    Centre for International Child Health, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    Lancet 369:60-70. 2007
    ..These disadvantaged children are likely to do poorly in school and subsequently have low incomes, high fertility, and provide poor care for their children, thus contributing to the intergenerational transmission of poverty...
  23. ncbi Validation of the National Institutes of Health consensus definition of bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Richard A Ehrenkranz
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1353-60. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the predictive validity of the severity-based, consensus definition of BPD...
  24. doi Economic deprivation, maternal depression, parenting and children's cognitive and emotional development in early childhood
    Kathleen E Kiernan
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York
    Br J Sociol 59:783-806. 2008
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  25. doi Neurodevelopmental outcome of the premature infant
    Bonnie E Stephens
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 56:631-46, Table of Contents. 2009
    ..There is now increasing evidence of sustained adverse outcomes into school age and adolescence, not only for ELBW infants but for infants born late preterm...
  26. ncbi Maternal psychological distress during pregnancy in relation to child development at age two
    Janet A Dipietro
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Child Dev 77:573-87. 2006
    ..constellation of negative maternal emotions during pregnancy generates persistent negative consequences for child development. Maternal reports of anxiety, pregnancy-specific and nonspecific stress, and depressive symptoms were ..
  27. pmc Effects of transplacental exposure to environmental pollutants on birth outcomes in a multiethnic population
    Frederica P Perera
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:201-5. 2003
    ..This study provides evidence that environmental pollutants at levels currently encountered in New York City adversely affect fetal development...
  28. ncbi Exposure to arsenic and lead and neuropsychological development in Mexican children
    J Calderon
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Av Venustiano Carranza 2405, 78210 San Luis Potosi, Mexico
    Environ Res 85:69-76. 2001
    ..Our results suggest that exposure to As and chronic malnutrition could have an influence on verbal abilities and long-term memory, while Pb exposure could affect the attention process even at low levels...
  29. pmc Interventions aimed at decreasing obesity in children younger than 2 years: a systematic review
    Philip J Ciampa
    Program in Effective Health Communication, Department of Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:1098-104. 2010
    ..To assess the evidence for interventions designed to prevent or reduce overweight and obesity in children younger than 2 years...
  30. pmc Varying coefficient function models to explore interactions between maternal nutritional status and prenatal methylmercury toxicity in the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study
    Miranda L Lynch
    Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Environ Res 111:75-80. 2011
    ..In this study we fit varying coefficient function models to data from the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study (SCDNS) cohort to assess the association of dietary nutrients and children's development...
  31. ncbi Birth weight; postnatal, infant, and childhood growth; and obesity in young adulthood: evidence from the Barry Caerphilly Growth Study
    Anne McCarthy
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:907-13. 2007
    ..Birth weight has been shown to be positively associated with adult obesity, but relatively few studies have examined the associations with growth in specific periods of early childhood...
  32. pmc Birth weight, postnatal weight gain, and adult body composition in five low and middle income countries
    Christopher W Kuzawa
    Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 24:5-13. 2012
    ..To evaluate the associations between birth weight (BW), infancy, and childhood weight gain and adult body composition...
  33. doi Infant growth during the first year of life and subsequent hospitalization to 8 years of age
    L L Hui
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Epidemiology 21:332-9. 2010
    ..We tested the life history trade-off hypothesis that rapid infant growth is associated with lower risk of serious childhood morbidity (in particular, infection) proxied by hospital admission...
  34. doi Vitamin D and the brain
    Lauren R Harms
    Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 25:657-69. 2011
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  35. ncbi Maternal DHA and the development of attention in infancy and toddlerhood
    John Colombo
    Department of Psychology and The Schiefelbusch Institute for Lifespan Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045, USA
    Child Dev 75:1254-67. 2004
    ..These findings are consistent with evidence suggesting a link between DHA and cognitive development in infancy...
  36. doi Early intervention improves cognitive outcomes for preterm infants: randomized controlled trial
    S Marianne Nordhov
    University Hospital of North Norway, Department of Pediatrics, Box 53, N 9012 Tromsø, Norway
    Pediatrics 126:e1088-94. 2010
    ..The goal was to examine the effectiveness of an early intervention on cognitive and motor outcomes at corrected ages of 3 and 5 years for children with birth weights (BWs) of <2000 g...
  37. doi Individualized developmental care for a large sample of very preterm infants: health, neurobehaviour and neurophysiology
    G McAnulty
    Department of Psychiatry Psychology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acta Paediatr 98:1920-6. 2009
    ..To assess medical and neurodevelopmental effects of Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) for a large sample of very early-born infants...
  38. ncbi Socioeconomic disadvantage and child development
    V C McLoyd
    Department of Psychology, Social and Health Sciences, Duke University, USA
    Am Psychol 53:185-204. 1998
    ..The implications of research findings for practice and policy are considered...
  39. doi A happy story: Developmental changes in children's sensitivity to facial expressions of varying intensities
    Xiaoqing Gao
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behavior, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
    J Exp Child Psychol 107:67-86. 2010
    ..This slow development may impact children's social and cognitive development by limiting their sensitivity to subtle expressions of disapproval or disappointment...
  40. doi Effect of supplementing pregnant and lactating mothers with n-3 very-long-chain fatty acids on children's IQ and body mass index at 7 years of age
    Ingrid B Helland
    Department of Nutrition, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Oslo, Norway
    Pediatrics 122:e472-9. 2008
    ..We also examined the relation between plasma fatty acid pattern and BMI in children, because an association between arachidonic acid and adipose tissue size has been suggested...
  41. doi Is the Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) effective for preterm infants with intrauterine growth restriction?
    H Als
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115 USA
    J Perinatol 31:130-6. 2011
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  42. ncbi Growth in the neonatal intensive care unit influences neurodevelopmental and growth outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants
    Richard A Ehrenkranz
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1253-61. 2006
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  43. ncbi Skill formation and the economics of investing in disadvantaged children
    James J Heckman
    Department of Economics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Science 312:1900-2. 2006
    ..This paper summarizes evidence on the effects of early environments on child, adolescent, and adult achievement. Life cycle skill formation is a dynamic process in which early inputs strongly affect the productivity of later inputs...
  44. doi Motor development in very preterm and very low-birth-weight children from birth to adolescence: a meta-analysis
    Jorrit F de Kieviet
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 302:2235-42. 2009
    ..There is increasing evidence that very preterm birth and VLBW have a considerable effect on motor development, although findings are inconsistent...
  45. ncbi Iron deficiency and child development
    Betsy Lozoff
    Center for Human Growth and Development, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5406, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 28:S560-71. 2007
    ..New findings also point to the need for more attention to the developmental effects of prenatal iron deficiency...
  46. pmc Foundations of cooperation in young children
    Kristina R Olson
    Psychology Department, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Cognition 108:222-31. 2008
    ..5-year-old children, despite their limited experience with complex cooperative networks. Three pillars of mature cooperative behavior therefore appear to have roots extending deep into human development...
  47. ncbi Maternal hypothyroxinaemia during early pregnancy and subsequent child development: a 3-year follow-up study
    Victor J Pop
    Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 59:282-8. 2003
    ..15-2.0 mIU/l) on infant development, together with any subsequent changes in fT4 during gestation...
  48. pmc Iron deficiency and infant motor development
    Tal Shafir
    Center for Human Growth and Development, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5406, USA
    Early Hum Dev 84:479-85. 2008
    ..Iron deficiency (ID) during early development impairs myelination and basal ganglia function in animal models...
  49. ncbi Research Review: genetic vulnerability or differential susceptibility in child development: the case of attachment
    Marian J Bakermans-Kranenburg
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1160-73. 2007
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  50. ncbi School readiness and later achievement
    Greg J Duncan
    School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:1428-46. 2007
    ..Patterns of association were similar for boys and girls and for children from high and low socioeconomic backgrounds...
  51. ncbi Depressive symptoms among rural Bangladeshi mothers: implications for infant development
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:764-72. 2007
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  52. ncbi Small for gestational age: short stature and beyond
    Paul Saenger
    Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Endocr Rev 28:219-51. 2007
    ..Recent data, however, suggest that long-term treatment with GH does not increase the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus and the metabolic syndrome in young adults born SGA...
  53. ncbi Longitudinal changes in insulin-like growth factor-I, insulin sensitivity, and secretion from birth to age three years in small-for-gestational-age children
    German Iniguez
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, 1027 Santiago, Chile
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4645-9. 2006
    ..In contrast, greater insulin secretion is related to infancy height gains. We hypothesized that IGF-I levels could be differentially related to gains in length and weight and also differentially related to IR and insulin secretion...
  54. doi Improvement of short- and long-term outcomes for very low birth weight infants: Edmonton NIDCAP trial
    Kathrine Leigh Peters
    Faculty of Nursing, Perinatal Clinical Research Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Pediatrics 124:1009-20. 2009
    ..Secondary outcome measures were days of ventilation, incidence of chronic lung disease, and 18-month neurodevelopmental outcomes...
  55. pmc Puberty and pubertal growth in healthy Turkish girls: no evidence for secular trend
    Ruveyde Bundak
    Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 1:8-14. 2008
    ..Assessment of pubertal stages should be related to updated and reliable referance data from the same background population...
  56. ncbi Reality compared with its alternatives: age differences in judgments of regret and relief
    Robert Guttentag
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greesboro, Greensboro, NC, USA 27402
    Dev Psychol 40:764-75. 2004
    ..Experiment 3 focused on the understanding of relief. In contrast to the findings from Experiment I, the 7-year-olds in Experiment 3 made their judgments solely on the basis of what actually occurred...
  57. pmc Randomised trial of early diet in preterm babies and later intelligence quotient
    A Lucas
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    BMJ 317:1481-7. 1998
    ..To determine whether perinatal nutrition influences cognitive function at 7 1/2 - 8 years in children born preterm...
  58. ncbi Infant weight gain and childhood overweight status in a multicenter, cohort study
    Nicolas Stettler
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatrics 109:194-9. 2002
    ..To determine whether a rapid rate of weight gain in early infancy is associated with overweight status in childhood...
  59. pmc Benefits of reducing prenatal exposure to coal-burning pollutants to children's neurodevelopment in China
    Frederica Perera
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1396-400. 2008
    ..PAHs are reproductive and developmental toxicants, mutagens, and carcinogens...
  60. doi Prenatal drug exposure: infant and toddler outcomes
    Emmalee S Bandstra
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Addict Dis 29:245-58. 2010
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  61. doi Costs and benefits of representational change: effects of context on age and sex differences in symbolic magnitude estimation
    Clarissa A Thompson
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43206, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 101:20-51. 2008
    ..Finally, both before and after training that eliminated age differences in estimation accuracy, complementary sex differences were observed across the two estimation contexts...
  62. ncbi Infants return to two-handed reaching when they are learning to walk
    Daniela Corbetta
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Purdue University, 1362 Lambert, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    J Mot Behav 34:83-95. 2002
    ..The results suggest that infants' return to 2-handed reaching is experience dependent. Those findings are discussed in terms of the integration of new developing motor skills into existing cognitive and motor repertoires...
  63. pmc PON1 and neurodevelopment in children from the CHAMACOS study exposed to organophosphate pesticides in utero
    Brenda Eskenazi
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94602, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1775-81. 2010
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  64. ncbi The World Health Organization Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition: methodology and applications
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 32:518-26. 2003
    ..The World Health Organization (WHO) Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition was initiated in 1986 with the objective to collect, standardize, and disseminate child anthropometric data using a standard format...
  65. doi Significance of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) for the development and behaviour of children
    Jan Philipp Schuchardt
    Institute of Food Science, Nutrition Physiology and Human Nutrition Unit, Leibniz University of Hanover, Am Kleinen Felde 30, 30167 Hanover, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 169:149-64. 2010
    ..Meanwhile, several controlled studies investigated the clinical benefits of LC-PUFA supplementation in affected children and adolescents, with occasionally conflicting results...
  66. ncbi Low vitamin D status in mother-newborn pairs in Greece
    P Nicolaidou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, Athens University Medical School, University General Hospital Attikon, Chaidari, Greece, 12464
    Calcif Tissue Int 78:337-42. 2006
    ..Pregnant women should be prescribed vitamin D supplementations, and the scientific community should consider vitamin D supplementation of foods...
  67. ncbi Gaze following: why (not) learn it?
    Jochen Triesch
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Dev Sci 9:125-47. 2006
    ..The model makes a number of testable predictions. In addition, it opens a new perspective for theorizing about cross-species differences in gaze following...
  68. ncbi Fish intake during pregnancy and early cognitive development of offspring
    Julie L Daniels
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA juliedanielsunc edu
    Epidemiology 15:394-402. 2004
    ..Previous investigations of fish intake in relation to neurodevelopment have focused on possible damage from contaminants, whereas potential benefits of fish consumption have been relatively unexplored..
  69. ncbi The preservation of two infant temperaments into adolescence
    Jerome Kagan
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Monogr Soc Res Child Dev 72:1-75, vii; discussion 76-91. 2007
  70. ncbi Effects of folate and vitamin B12 deficiencies during pregnancy on fetal, infant, and child development
    Anne M Molloy
    School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Food Nutr Bull 29:S101-11; discussion S112-5. 2008
    ..However, the implications of starting pregnancy and lactation with low vitamin B12 status have not been sufficiently researched...
  71. ncbi Antenatal maternal anxiety and stress and the neurobehavioural development of the fetus and child: links and possible mechanisms. A review
    Bea R H Van den Bergh
    Department of Developmental Psychology, Catholic University of Leuven KULeuven, Tiensestraat 102, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 29:237-58. 2005
    ..The magnitude of the long-term effects of antenatal maternal anxiety/stress on the child is substantial. Programs to reduce maternal stress in pregnancy are therefore warranted...
  72. ncbi Comparison of the WHO child growth standards and the CDC 2000 growth charts
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Nutr 137:144-8. 2007
    ..S. national guidelines that recommend breast-feeding as the optimal source of nutrition during infancy...
  73. ncbi Large number discrimination in 6-month-old infants
    F Xu
    125 NI, Department of Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02155, USA
    Cognition 74:B1-B11. 2000
    ..16 but not 8 vs. 12). The capacities to represent approximate numerosity found in adult animals and humans evidently develop in human infants prior to language and symbolic counting...
  74. ncbi Number sense in human infants
    Fei Xu
    Northeastern University, Boston, USA
    Dev Sci 8:88-101. 2005
    ..In contrast, infants may fail to represent small numerosities in visual-spatial arrays with continuous quantity controls, consistent with the thesis that separate systems serve to represent large versus small numerosities...
  75. pmc Clinical assessment and management of toddlers with suspected autism spectrum disorder: insights from studies of high-risk infants
    Lonnie Zwaigenbaum
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatrics 123:1383-91. 2009
    ..It is hoped that ongoing studies will provide an even stronger foundation for evidence-based diagnostic and intervention approaches for this critically important age group...
  76. pmc Iron deficiency in infancy and neurocognitive functioning at 19 years: evidence of long-term deficits in executive function and recognition memory
    Angela F Lukowski
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Nutr Neurosci 13:54-70. 2010
    ..We suggest that these deficits may result from the long-term effects of early iron deficiency on the dopamine system, the hippocampus, and their interaction...
  77. ncbi Cognitive development of singletons born after intracytoplasmic sperm injection compared with in vitro fertilization and natural conception
    Marjolein Knoester
    Department of Pediatrics, Neonatal Center, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 90:289-96. 2008
    ..To investigate cognitive development of singletons conceived by intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) at 5-8 years of age...
  78. pmc Maternal gestational zinc supplementation does not influence multiple aspects of child development at 54 mo of age in Peru
    Laura E Caulfield
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:130-6. 2010
    ..Zinc is necessary for central nervous system development, and maternal zinc status has been associated with developmental differences in offspring...
  79. doi Neuromotor, cognitive, language and behavioural outcome in children born following IVF or ICSI-a systematic review
    K J Middelburg
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Developmental Neurology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 14:219-31. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate neurodevelopmental (ND) outcome of children born following these techniques...
  80. pmc The influence of postnatal psychiatric disorder on child development. Is maternal preoccupation one of the key underlying processes?
    Alan Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Psychopathology 42:11-21. 2009
    ..This impairs the mother's parenting capacities and adversely affects mother-child interaction and child development.
  81. doi Neurodevelopmental outcome of extremely low birth weight infants randomly assigned to restrictive or liberal hemoglobin thresholds for blood transfusion
    Robin K Whyte
    Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Pediatrics 123:207-13. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether a restrictive versus liberal hemoglobin transfusion threshold results in differences in death or adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants...
  82. ncbi Emotion regulation as a scientific construct: methodological challenges and directions for child development research
    Pamela M Cole
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Child Dev 75:317-33. 2004
    ..By offering this perspective, this article aims to engage thoughtful debate and critical analysis, with the goal of increasing methodological rigor and advancing an understanding of emotion regulation as a scientific construct...
  83. doi Genetic regulation of growth from birth to 18 years of age: the Swedish young male twins study
    Karri Silventoinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Hum Biol 20:292-8. 2008
    ..These results suggest that genetic regulation of growth is rather uniform, which is encouraging for further efforts to identify genes affecting growth...
  84. ncbi Psychophysical design influences frequency discrimination performance in young children
    Paul Sutcliffe
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
    J Exp Child Psychol 91:249-70. 2005
    ....
  85. doi The importance of early complementary feeding in the development of oral tolerance: concerns and controversies
    Susan L Prescott
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:375-80. 2008
    ..It will also examine the growing case for introducing complementary foods from around 4 months of age and maintaining breastfeeding during this early feeding period, for at least 6 months if possible...
  86. ncbi Depression in mothers
    Sherryl H Goodman
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 3:107-35. 2007
    ....
  87. doi Associations of birth size and duration of breast feeding with cardiorespiratory fitness in childhood: findings from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC)
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Rd, Bristol, BS8 2PR, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:411-22. 2008
    ..To explore the developmental origins of cardiorespiratory fitness...
  88. ncbi Accelerated head growth in early development of individuals with autism
    Yulia A Dementieva
    Department of Medicine and Center for Human Genetics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 32:102-8. 2005
    ..This study confirms the presence of abnormal acceleration in head growth during the first and second months of life in a subgroup of autistic individuals...
  89. doi Young children's understanding of joint commitments
    Maria Gräfenhain
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Dev Psychol 45:1430-43. 2009
    ..By 3 years of age, children thus recognize both when an adult is committed and when they themselves are committed to a joint activity...
  90. doi Period-specific growth, overweight and modification by breastfeeding in the GINI and LISA birth cohorts up to age 6 years
    Peter Rzehak
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1, 85764, Neuherberg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:449-67. 2009
    ..The protective effect of breastfeeding on becoming overweight is related to its weight-velocity-modifying-effect in early infancy...
  91. ncbi Paternal depression in the postnatal period and child development: a prospective population study
    Paul Ramchandani
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Lancet 365:2201-5. 2005
    ..However, the effect of depression in fathers during the early years of a child's life has received little attention...
  92. ncbi Maternal stress beginning in infancy may sensitize children to later stress exposure: effects on cortisol and behavior
    Marilyn J Essex
    Department of Psychiatry, Wisconsin Psychiatric Institute and Clinics, University of Wisconsin, 6001 Research Park Boulevard, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:776-84. 2002
    ....
  93. ncbi International collaborative study of intracytoplasmic sperm injection-conceived, in vitro fertilization-conceived, and naturally conceived 5-year-old child outcomes: cognitive and motor assessments
    I Ponjaert-Kristoffersen
    Department of Developmental and Lifespan Psychology, Free University, Brussels, Belgium
    Pediatrics 115:e283-9. 2005
    ..Because findings regarding these children's cognitive and motor development are inconclusive, the aim of this study was to shed more light on the cognitive and motor development of 5-year-old ICSI-conceived children...
  94. ncbi The effects of prenatal use of folic acid and other dietary supplements on early child development
    George L Wehby
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, 2182 ML, S Grand Ave, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:180-7. 2008
    Our objective was to evaluate in an exploratory framework the effects of prenatal use of folic acid and other dietary supplements on child development at around 3 years of life.
  95. ncbi Mismatch responses to pitch changes in early infancy
    Chao He
    McMaster University, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:878-92. 2007
    ....
  96. doi Science does not speak for itself: translating child development research for the public and its policymakers
    Jack P Shonkoff
    Developing Child, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Child Dev 82:17-32. 2011
    ....
  97. ncbi The negative effects of poverty & food insecurity on child development
    Mariana Chilton
    Department of Community Health and Prevention, Drexel University School of Public Health Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Indian J Med Res 126:262-72. 2007
    ..an embodiment of injustice helps ground the two essential frameworks needed to address food insecurity and child development: the capability approach and the human rights framework...
  98. ncbi Growth of head circumference in autistic infants during the first year of life
    Aya Fukumoto
    Division of Human Development and Health Sciences, Subdivision of Human Development, Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15, Kuramoto Cho, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:411-8. 2008
    ..The discrepancy reached a peak at 6 months, while the difference became smaller at 12 months. Body length (BL) and body weight (BW) began to increase at 3 months, although at a rate smaller than the head circumference increase...
  99. ncbi Correlates of head circumference growth in infants later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders
    Krista D Mraz
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Child Neurol 22:700-13. 2007
    ..These findings support previous findings of accelerated brain growth during the first year of life in autism spectrum disorder and question whether growth factors might contribute to both accelerated brain growth and overall body growth...
  100. ncbi Measuring variability in early child language: don't shoot the messenger
    L Fenson
    Developmental Psychology Laboratory, San Diego State University, CA 92182, USA
    Child Dev 71:323-8. 2000
    ..We also respond to their critical assertions concerning sociodemographic influences on the CDI scores...
  101. pmc Infertility, infertility treatment and psychomotor development: the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Jin Liang Zhu
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:98-106. 2009
    ..These results suggest that a long TTP may be associated with a modest developmental delay. Infertility treatment, especially ICSI, may be associated with a slight delay for some of these early milestones...

Research Grants193 found, 100 shown here

  1. Visual Learning
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. ZINC AND IRON SUPPLEMENTATION: IMPACT ON DEVELOPMENT
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results have important public health implications regarding the timing of micronutrient supplementation and the relationship between micronutrient deficiency and children's behavior and development. ..
  3. Challenge in Schools: Adolescent Overweight Prevention
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Positive findings would suggest that interventions to prevent overweight among middle- school females should include school-wide and small group components with family, school, and community involvement. ..
  4. Do Labels Help Infants Form Non-Obvious Categories?
    VIKRAM JASWAL; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..By considering the role of labeling in the formation of categories, this research will make important contributions to the fields of cognitive and language development. ..
  5. Influencing Children's Beliefs Through Language
    VIKRAM JASWAL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It also has important public health implications in terms of how parents, caregivers, and educators can craft their messages to children to effect changes in behaviors and beliefs. ..
  6. Developmental Pathways to Antisocial Behavior: A Translational Research Program
    Grazyna Kochanska; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  7. Functional Outcomes in Pediatric Liver Transplantation
    Estella Alonso; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  8. Prenatal Drug Exposure: Effects on Adolescent Brain and Behavioral Development
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This application examines adacemic performance, socio-emotional functioning, and drug use among adolescents exposed to cocaine and/or heroin prenatally ..
  9. Development of Self-regulation in High Risk Infants
    Julie Poehlmann; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  10. Prenatal Drug Exposure: Effects on Adolescent Brain and Behavioral Development
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This application examines adacemic performance, socio-emotional functioning, and drug use among adolescents exposed to cocaine and/or heroin prenatally ..
  11. CHILDREN'S REASONING ABOUT NATURAL AND INTENTIONAL CAUSE
    CHARLES KALISH; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Causal reasoning strategies may be both sources of error and possible frameworks for understanding elaborated scientific content. ..
  12. Emotion, regulation and quality of social functioning
    Nancy Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  13. AN INVESTIGATION OF THE SIGNS OF PRETENSE
    Angeline Lillard; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Because children with autism do not engage in spontaneous pretense, it may be useful in understanding autism as well. ..
  14. CONCEPTS AND THEORIES IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
    SUSAN GELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Understanding how these basic processes unfold in normally developing children also provides a framework for eventually understanding how they can go awry in various disorders, such as Specific Language Impairment or Capgras syndrome. ..
  15. Prenatal Drug Exposure: Effects on Adolescent Brain and Behavioral Development
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This application examines academic performance, socio-emotional functioning, and drug use among adolescents exposed to cocaine and/or heroin prenatally. ..
  16. Sleep and Child Developmental Outcomes: Physiological and Contextual Influences
    Mona El Sheikh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  17. EMOTION, REGULATORY PROCESSES AND SOCIAL FUNCTIONING
    Nancy Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The findings will provide valuable information on the role of emotion, its regulation, and socialization, in children's social competence and adjustment in childhood and adolescence. ..
  18. Developmental Pathways to Antisocial Behavior: A Translational Research Program
    Grazyna Kochanska; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  19. Toddler Feeding Styles
    Maureen M Black; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Developmental Pathways to Antisocial Behavior: A Translational Research Program
    Grazyna Kochanska; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  21. Challenge in Schools: Adolescent Overweight Prevention
    Maureen M Black; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Positive findings would suggest that interventions to prevent overweight among middle- school females should include school-wide and small group components with family, school, and community involvement. ..
  22. Challenge in Schools: Adolescent Overweight Prevention
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Positive findings would suggest that interventions to prevent overweight among middle- school females should include school-wide and small group components with family, school, and community involvement. ..
  23. Neural Substrates of the Development of Recognition Memory
    Simona Ghetti; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Understanding the neural correlates of the development of various learning mechanisms is relevant to facilitating adaptive functioning in a wide range of domains. ..
  24. Sleep and Child Developmental Outcomes: Physiological and Contextual Influences
    MONA M EL SHEIKH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  25. Internalization of Moral Standards in Young Children
    Grazyna Kochanska; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..By elucidating adaptive and maladaptive early developmental pathways, this work will enhance the understanding of the nature of early developmental risks, and it will inform effective interventions that may help offset those risks. ..
  26. Sleep and Child Developmental Outcomes: Physiological and Contextual Influences
    MONA M EL SHEIKH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  27. FLEXIBILITY OF LEARNING IN INFANT SKILL ACQUISITION
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, the proposed methods, conceptual framework, and findings can provide the basis for assessing flexibility in children with motor impairments and for tracking improvements in flexibility with therapy. ..
  28. CONCEPTS AND THEORIES IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
    SUSAN GELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Altogether, these 27 studies will provide converging and precise evidence regarding the links among concepts, language, and theory construction in early childhood. ..
  29. RISK AND RESILENCE IN CHILDREN OF INCARCERATED MOTHERS
    Julie Poehlmann; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..of incarcerated mothers, the proposed study will extend our knowledge about attachment relationships and child development or resilience in children who have experienced multiple environmental risk factors, and 2) by documenting ..
  30. CONCEPTS AND THEORIES IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
    Susan A Gelman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Understanding how these basic processes unfold in normally developing children also provides a framework for eventually understanding how they can go awry in various disorders, such as Specific Language Impairment or Capgras syndrome. ..
  31. The Course of Regulation and Dysregulation in Children
    TRACY LORRAINE SPINRAD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., stress, parenting). ..
  32. OPTOTRAK MOTION MEASUREMENT SYSTEM
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. CONCEPTS AND THEORIES IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
    SUSAN GELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Altogether, these studies will provide converging and precise evidence regarding the links among concepts, language, and theory construction in early childhood. ..
  34. The Course of Regulation and Dysregulation in Children
    Nancy Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., stress, parenting). ..
  35. NEURODEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME OF IN UTERO COCAINE EXPOSURE
    Emmalee Bandstra; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..AIM 3: To estimate the ameliorating or exacerbating effects of the caregiving, family, and community environment on neuropsychological, educational, and emotional/behavioral outcomes, and onset of high risk behaviors. ..
  36. STRESS-INDUCED SICKNESS SOCIAL SEPARATION: DEPRESSION
    Michael Hennessy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  37. Timing, Duration and Severity of Infant Iron Deficiency: Developmental Impacts
    Betsy Lozoff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  38. Vulnerability to Prenatal Glucocorticoids Programs Infant Development
    Elysia Poggi Davis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This investigation will identify fetuses who are vulnerable to the negative consequences of prenatal glucocorticoid treatment for birth outcome and infant development. ..
  39. Prenatal Glucocorticoids Influence Brain and Behavior
    Elysia Davis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will provide the first opportunity to examine the independent influence of fetal exposure to GC's in a group of children born at term. ..