This list contains references from the content that can be linked to their source. For a full set of references and notes please see the PDF or HTML where available.
E. Anisfeld , V. Casper , M. Nozyce & N. Cunningham (1990). Does infant carrying promote attachment? An experimental study of the effects of increased physical contact on the development of attachment. Child Development
E. Bergelson & D. Swingley (2012). At 6–9 months, human infants know the meanings of many common nouns. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
H. Bortfeld , J. Morgan , R. M. Golinkoff & K. Rathbun (2005). Mommy and Me: familiar names help launch babies into speech-stream segmentation. Psychological Science
R. J. Brand , D. A. Baldwin & L. A. Ashburn (2002). Evidence for ‘motionese’: modifications in mothers’ infant-directed action. Developmental Science
R. J. Brand & W. L. Shallcross (2008). Infants prefer motionese to adult-directed action. Developmental Science
R. J. Brand , W. L. Shallcross , M. G. Sabatos & K. P. Massie (2007). Fine-grained analysis of motionese: eye gaze, object exchanges, and action units in infant- versus adult-directed action. Infancy
J. Cohen (1960). A coefficient of agreement for nominal scales. Educational and Psychological Measurement
D. Falk (2004). Prelinguistic evolution in early hominins: Whence motherese?
Behavioral and Brain Sciences
R. Feldman , M. Singer & O. Zagoory (2010). Touch attenuates infants’ physiological reactivity to stress. Developmental Science
S. G. Ferber (2004). The nature of touch in mothers experiencing maternity blues: the contribution of parity. Early Human Development
S. G. Ferber , R. Feldman & I. R. Makhoul (2008). The development of maternal touch across the first year of life. Early Human Development
A. Fernald & T. Simon (1984). Expanded intonation contours in mothers’ speech to newborns. Developmental Psychology
A. Fernald , T. Taeschner , J. Dunn , M. Papousek , B. de Boysson-Bardies & I. Fukui (1989). A cross-language study of prosodic modifications in mothers’ and fathers’ speech to preverbal infants. Journal of Child Language
C. Fisher & H. Tokura (1996). Acoustic cues to grammatical structure in infant-directed speech: cross-linguistic evidence. Child Development
F. Franco , A. Fogel , D. S. Messinger & C. A. Frazier (1996). Cultural differences in physical contact between Hispanic and Anglo mother–infant dyads living in the United States. Early Development and Parenting
L. J. Gogate , L. E. Bahrick & J. D. Watson (2000). A study of multimodal motherese: the role of temporal synchrony between verbal labels and gestures. Child Development
K. Graf Estes , J. L. Evans , M. W. Alibali & J. R. Saffran (2007). Can infants map meaning to newly segmented words?
K. Graf Estes & K. Hurley (2013). Infant-directed prosody helps infants map sounds to meanings. Infancy
E. Herrera , N. Reissland & J. Shepherd (2004). Maternal touch and maternal child-directed speech: effects of depressed mood in the postnatal period. Journal of Affective Disorders
M. J. Hertenstein (2002). Touch: its communicative functions in infancy. Human Development
A. D. L. Jean & D. M. Stack (2009). Functions of maternal touch and infants’ affect during face-to-face interactions: new directions for the still-face. Infant Behavior & Development
A. D. L. Jean & D. M. Stack (2012). Full-term and very-low-birth-weight preterm infants’ self-regulating behaviors during a still-face interaction: influences of maternal touch. Infant Behavior & Development
A. D. L. Jean , D. M. Stack & A. Fogel (2009). A longitudinal investigation of maternal touching across the first 6 months of life: age and context effects. Infant Behavior & Development
C. Junge , V. Kooijman , P. Hagoort & A. Cutler (2012). Rapid recognition at 10 months as a predictor of language development. Developmental Science
P. W. Jusczyk (1999). How infants begin to extract words from speech. Trends in Cognitive Sciences
V. Kooijman , C. Junge , E. K. Johnson , P. Hagoort & A. Cutler (2013). Predictive brain signals of linguistic development. Frontiers in Psychology
J. R. Landis & G. G. Koch (1977). The measurement of observer agreement for categorical data. Biometrics
L. Makin (2006). Literacy 8–12 months: What are babies learning?
D. McNeill (2012). How language began. New York: Cambridge University Press.
M. Meyer , B. Hard , R. J. Brand , M. McGarvey & D. A. Baldwin (2011). Acoustic packaging: maternal speech and action synchrony. IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development
S. E. Mol , A. G. Bus , M. T. de Jong & D. J. H. Smeets (2008). Added value of dialogic parent–child book readings: a meta-analysis. Early Education and Development
R. J. Moszkowski & D. M. Stack (2007). Infant touching behavior during mother–infant face-to-face interactions.
Infant and Child Development
, 16(3) 307–19.
D. W. Muir (2002). Adult communications with infants through touch: the forgotten sense. Human Development
T. Nakata & S. E. Trehub (2004). Infants’ responsiveness to maternal speech and singing. Infant Behavior and Development
R. Newman , N. B. Ratner , A. M. Jusczyk , P. W. Jusczyk & K. A. Dow (2006). Infants’ early ability to segment the conversational speech signal predicts later language development: a retrospective analysis. Developmental Psychology
I. Nomikou & K. J. Rohlfing (2011). Language does something: body action and language in maternal input to three-month-olds. IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development
A. L. Richman , P. M. Miller & R. A. LeVine (1992). Cultural and educational variations in maternal responsiveness. Developmental Psychology
A. Seidl , R. Tincoff , C. Baker & A. Cristia (2015). Why the body comes first: effects of experimenter touch on infants’ word finding. Developmental Science
M. Sénéchal , J. A. LeFevre , E. M. Thomas & K. E. Daley (1998). Differential effects of home literacy experiences on the development of oral and written language. Reading Research Quarterly
B. Shute & K. Wheldall (1999). Fundamental frequency and temporal modifications in the speech of British fathers to their children. Educational Psychology
L. Singh , S. Nestor , C. Parikh & A. Yull (2009). Influences of infant-directed speech on early word recognition. Infancy
L. Singh , J. S. Reznick & L. Xuehua (2012). Infant word segmentation and childhood vocabulary development: a longitudinal analysis. Developmental Science
D. M. Stack & S. L. Arnold (1998). Changes in mothers’ touch and hand gestures influence infant behavior during face-to-face interchanges. Infant Behavior and Development
D. M. Stack & D. W. Muir (1990). Tactile stimulation as a component of social interchange: new interpretations for the still-face effect. British Journal of Developmental Psychology
C. S. Tamis-LeMonda , Y. Kuchirko & L. Tafuro (2013). From action to interaction: infant object exploration and mothers’ contingent responsiveness. IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development
C. S. Tamis-LeMonda , L. Song , A. S. Leavell , R. Kahana-Kalman & H. Yoshikawa (2012). Ethnic differences in mother–infant language and gestural communications are associated with specific skills in infants. Developmental Science
E. D. Thiessen , E. A. Hill & J. R. Saffran (2005). Infant-directed speech facilitates word segmentation. Infancy
R. Tincoff & P. W. Jusczyk (2012). Six-month-olds comprehend words that refer to parts of the body. Infancy
S. J. Weiss , P. Wilson , M. J. Hertenstein & R. Campos (2000). The tactile context of a mother's caregiving: implications for attachment of low birth weight infants. Infant Behavior and Development
S. J. Weiss , P. Wilson & D. Morrison (2004). Maternal tactile stimulation and the neurodevelopment of low birth weight infants. Infancy