Essays in Developmental Psychology
Randall Summers, Charles Golden, Lisa Lashley, & Erica Ailes
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Reflexes are characterized as involuntary movements or actions and are a key indicator of a healthy brain and nervous system in newborn babies. There are five primitive reflexes that are common for infants who do not experience central nervous system (CNS) deficits. Furthermore, newborn reflexes are also considered to add adaptive value by increasing their chances of survival.
healthy brain, involuntary movements or actions, nervous system, newborn babies, newborn reflexes
Lashley, L. K.,
Golden, C. J.
(2020). Newborn Reflexes. Essays in Developmental Psychology.
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