E M Blass
Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
- On the road to obesity: Television viewing increases intake of high-density foodsElliott 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...
- Suckling- and sucrose-induced analgesia in human newbornsE 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...
- Changing determinants of crying termination in 6- to 12-week-old human infantsElliott 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...
- The ontogeny of face identity; I. Eight- to 21-week-old infants use internal and external face features in identityElliott 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...
- Ingestion, suckling, and the problem of identity: using criteria in the classification of ingestive behaviorElliott 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....
- Biological and environmental determinants of childhood obesityElliott 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...
- Mothers and their infants: peptide-mediated physiological, behavioral and affective changes during sucklingE 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...
- Breastfeeding is analgesic in healthy newbornsLarry 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...
- Sucrose attenuates a negative electroencephalographic response to an aversive stimulus for newbornsMercedes 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...
- Reproductive biology: mammary messagesElliott M Blass
Nature 424:25-6. 2003
- An evaluation of the effects of sucrose on neonatal pain with 2 commonly used circumcision methodsGary 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...
- Social influences on formula intake via suckling in 7 to 14-week-old-infantsJulie 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...