International Society on Infant Studies
Program: 11th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies
Atlanta, Georgia, April 2-5, 1998


Saturday, April 4


Invited Address (Sa01)
8:30-10:20 a.m.
Ballroom South

Mothers and infants: Suckling, opiods, analgesia, and the origins of mother love
Chair:
Rachel K. Clifton
Speaker: Elliott Blass


Symposium (Sa02)
8:30-10:20 a.m.
Habersham

Emotional availability, attachment, and risk
Chair:
Zeynep Biringen

Adapting the emotional availability scales for 4-month old infant-mother dyads: Associations with molecular coding and maternal psychopathology
Alice Carter, Christina B. Little, Frances Beth Garrity-Rokous

Infant-caregiver interactions in developing attachment relationships: Emotional availability in foster care dyads
Kathleen E. Albus, Mary Dozier

Atypical maternal behavior and infant attachment as predictors of emotional availability in middle school
M. Ann Easterbrooks, Gretchen Biesecker, Karlen Lyons-Ruth

"Apparent sensitivity": A methodological note and a proposed link with the C-attachment classification
Zeynep Biringen

Discussant: Robert N. Emde


Symposium (Sa03)
8:30-10:20 a.m.
Atlanta

Process and outcome of preterm baby care
Chair:
Elvidina Nabuco Adamson-Macedo

Attitudes of the medical and nursing professions towards psychological interventions in the neonatal unit
Áine de Róiste

Sensitivity and susceptibility to deep or light touch?
Elvidina Nabuco Adamson-Macedo, Julie A. Hayes

Assessment of spontaneous general movements as a measure for brain maturation in preterm infants
Janet C. Constantinou, Elvidina Nabuco Adamson-Macedo, Majid Mirmiran, B. E. Pleisher

Coactions between the physiological, behavioral, and immunologic systems of the ventilated preterm neonate
Julie A. Hayes, Elvidina Nabuco Adamson-Macedo

Discussants: Fairo Werner Jnr., Peter Willatts


Symposium (Sa04)
8:30-10:20 a.m.
Sherwood

Emergence of motor organization in the fetus and neonate: Congruent themes in human and animal models
Chair:
Marie J. Hayes

Organizational principles in the prenatal development of motor behavior
Scott R. Robinson

Antenatal and neonatal development of motor organization
C. Robert Almli

The sleep/wake states as patterned motor behaviors
Evelyn B. Thoman

Noise in early behavioral organization
Steven S. Robertson

Discussants: Marie J. Hayes, Mark S. Blumberg


Symposium (Sa05)
8:30-10:20 a.m.
Ansley

Environmental influences on fearful behavior in infants
Chair:
Jacob L. Gewirtz

Infants’ approach and avoidance to strangers influenced by maternal contingencies
Kerrie Lum Lock, Jacob L. Gewirtz, Martha Peláez-Nogueras

Environmental influences on fearfulness in young children
Patrice M. Miller

Determinants of fear-denoting protests in darkness and in illuminated settings
Aida I. Sanchez, Jacob L. Gewirtz, Martha Peláez-Nogueras

Discussants: Lewis P. Lipsitt, Martha Peláez-Nogueras


Symposium (Sa06)
8:30-10:20 a.m.
Marietta

Emotion regulation in infants and young children: Contributions of parenting and temperament
Chairs:
Marissa Diener, Tracy L. Spinrad

Reactions to frustration and novelty in infancy: Physiological and behavioral consistencies and inconsistencies
Samuel P. Putnam, Norman Turk, Cynthia A. Stifter

Mother-father differences and paternal correlates of infant emotion regulation
Marissa Diener, Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, Jean L. McHale, Cynthia A. Frosch

Predicting individual differences in toddlers’ behavioral control: Contributions of maternal responsivity and emotion regulation in infancy
Tracy L. Spinrad, Cynthia A. Stifter

Patterns of mother-child interaction in two-year-old children with externalizing-type behavior problems
Cynthia L. Smith, Laura E. Lomax, Susan D. Calkins

Discussant: Cynthia A. Stifter


Symposium (Sa07)
8:30-10:20 a.m.
Roswell

Impact of parental drug use on behavioral regulation over the first 24 months of life
Chair:
Claire D. Coles

Arousal and arousal modulation in 8-week-old infants as a function of gestational age and prenatal drug exposure
Kim A. Bard, Claire D. Coles, Kathleen A. Platzman, Mary E. Lynch

The behavioral regulation skills of 6- and 12-month-old infants exposed prenatally to cigarette smoke and/or alcohol
Julie A. Kable, Claire D. Coles, Arthur Falek

Attachment and empathy among infants of alcoholic parents
Rina D. Eiden, Kenneth Leonard

Regulatory dysfunction at 24 months in children of women using cocaine and other drugs
Kathleen A. Platzman, Claire D. Coles, Josephine V. Brown, Mary E. Lynch

Discussant: Philip Sanford Zeskind


Poster Session
9:00-10:50 a.m.
Ballroom North


Spatial Matters (Sa08)

B01 Spatial memory in five-month-olds is more than categorical
Nora S. Newcombe, Janellen Huttenlocher, Amy Learmonth

B02 The role of visual and movement information in infant search
Mark A. Schmuckler, Hannah Y. Tsang

B03 The continuity as the basic infant representation space knowledge
Elena A. Sergienko

B04 Global influences on the development of spatial relation and natural object categorization: Evidence from preterm infants
Clay Mash, Paul C. Quinn, Velma Dobson, Dana B. Narter

B05 Relational use of landmarks by 9-month-old infants in a spatial orientation task
Adina R. Lew, Gavin Bremner

B06 Detour behavior and side preferences at ages 9 and 12 months
Marion A. Eppler, Nicole L. Norfleet, Kotoe Bruce, Jeff Wendt

B07 Categorical representation of specific versus abstract above and below spatial relations in 3- to 4-month-old infants
Paul C. Quinn, Jennifer L. Polly, Velma Dobson, Dana B. Narter


Speech to Infants (Sa09)

B08 The impact of maternal speech on children’s linguistic development
Michelle Lee Morse, Deborah L. Holmes

B10 Analyzing adult time talk to infants and toddlers
Janette B. Benson, Ayelet Talmi, Marshall M. Haith

B11 Infants’ categorization of infant-directed utterances produced by a single speaker
Ilse J. Wambacq, Melanie J. Spence, Virginia A. Marchman

B12 Acoustic differentiation of affective vocalizations to infants by mother and fathers
Gerald W. McRoberts, Malcolm Slaney

B13 The role of rate in directing attention to infant-directed speech: A replication
Jamie S. Cooper, Wendy L. Ostroff, Robin Panneton Cooper

B14 Maternal speech to 1- and 4-month-old infants: A content analysis
Pia Christina Strunk, Carrie Green, Robin Panneton Cooper

B15 Six-month-olds’ discrimination in infant-directed speech
Heather M. Theaux, Jason S. McCartney, Kemie Alexander, Robin Panneton Cooper

B16 ID pitch contours are not sufficient to elicit preferences in 4-month-olds
Jason S. McCartney, Heather M. Theaux, Kemie Alexander, Robin Panneton Cooper


Expression of Emotion (Sa10)

B17 EEG patterns during different emotions
Nancy Aaron Jones, Tiffany M. Field, Marisabel Davalos, Carlos J. Gomez

B18 The development of negative emotions in early infancy
Louise Cossette

B19 Neonatal smiles
Daniel S. Messinger, Marco Dondi, G. Christina Nelson-Goens, Alessia Beghi, Alan Fogel, Francesca Simion

B20 Infant expressiveness: The influences of infant affective stability, maternal mood, and maternal affective behavior
Erika E. Forbes, Adena J. Zlochower, Jeffrey F. Cohn

B22 Toddler smiling in the context of mother-child water play
G. Christina Nelson-Goens, Karen DeBirk

B23 Characteristics of infant laughter during the first six months of life
Hui-Chin Hsu, Evangeline E. Nwokah, Alan Fogel

B24 The development of positive affect from 8 to 23 months
Katherine C. Coy


Autism and Joint Attention (Sa11)

B25 Effect of treatment on play in intact and impaired processors
Philip Roman Zelazo, Richard B. Kearsley, Anna K. Kruzynski, Caroline A. Reid

B26 The relationship between joint attention and symbolic play in autism
Mary M. Crowson, Peter C. Mundy, Joycelyn Lee, A. Rebecca Neal

B27 Early identification of autism in 8-10 month old infants using home video tapes
Emily C. Brown, Geraldine Dawson, Julie Osterling, Nuhad Dinno

B28 Infant precursors of theory of mind abilities in autism and developmental disabilities
Norman H. Kim, Marian D. Sigman

B29 Stability of joint attention skills in children with autism
Cynthia D. Littleford, Marian D. Sigman, Donna W. Liau

B30 Autism and resisting joint attention
Lauren B. Adamson, Duncan McArthur, Yana Markov, Barbara Dunbar


Atypical Communication (Sa12)

B31 Comprehension profiles of toddlers with severe spoken communication impairments
Rose A. Sevcik, Mary Ann Romski, Lauren B. Adamson

B32 Gestural imitation and contingent parent responses in nonspeaking children with physical impairments
Cynthia J. Cress, Teresa A. Andrews, Collin D. Reynolds

B33 Communicative gesture use by preschoolers with Williams syndrome: A longitudinal analysis
Jacquelyn Bertrand, Carolyn B. Mervis, Ivy Neustat

B34 The shape of expressive vocabulary growth in children with Williams syndrome
Byron F. Robinson, Carolyn B. Mervis

B35 Attention to faces in infancy: Comparison of an infant with Williams syndrome to typically developing infants
Carolyn B. Mervis, Bonita P. Klein, Jacquelyn Bertrand, Susanna Kwitny, L. Gregory Applebaum

B36 Maternal interpretation during social interaction with infants having Down syndrome
Samera M. Baird, Rebecca Ingram, JoEllyn Peterson

B37 Effects of didactic strategies on symbolic behavior in infants with and without Down syndrome
Maria Legerstee, Yolanda van Beek, Jean Varghese

B38 Conversational interactions between blind infants and mothers
Gina Conti-Ramsden, Miguel Perez-Pereira

B41 Verbal and nonverbal communication skills in infants with late onset of canonical syllables
A. Rebecca Neal, Peter C. Mundy, D. Kimbrough Oller, Rebecca E. Eilers

B42 Prelinguistics communication in congenitally blind infants
Jana M. Iverson, Heather L. Tencer, Susan Goldin-Meadow


Poster Session
9:00-10:50 a.m.
Georgia


Studies of Memory (Sa13)

G01 Retention of specific motor solutions in three month-olds using a constrained contingent reinforcement procedure
Christen L. Horn, Rosa M. Angulo-Kinzler, Esther Thelen

G02 Processing speed and working memory in infancy: Evidence from a dissociation in performance on the Visual Expectation Paradigm
Thomas M. Dougherty

G03 Maternal stylistic differences and 24-month-olds’ nonverbal memory performance: Effects at encoding, retrieval, or both?
Patricia L. Dropik, Rebecca A. Niedfeldt, Christine R. Leehey, Patricia J. Bauer

G04 Recycling event knowledge: Facilitating generalization in 30-month-olds
Patricia J. Bauer, Jennifer A. Schwade, Tara M. van Brederode

G05 Developmental changes in declarative memory
Jane Herbert, Harlene Hayne

G06 Bridging the gap: Adults’ language facilitates infants’ memory
Jane Herbert, Harlene Hayne

G07 The influence of amount of stimulus experience on event-related potential measures of memory in 3-month-old infants
David G. Thomas, Margaret R. Letterman, Vickie M. Little, Rima G. Najm, Kyle Chambers

G08 Information overload: Effects of narration and temporal order on 20-month-olds’ recall
Elysia Poggi Davis, Tiffany A. West, Patricia J. Bauer

G09 Neurophysiologic assessment of auditory recognition memory in newborn infants of diabetic mothers
Raye-Ann O. deRegnier, Michael K. Georgieff, Kathleen M. Thomas, Sandi M. Wewerka, Stephanie R. Tribby-Walbridge, Charles A. Nelson

G10 Electrophysiological assessment of pre-explicit memory in at-risk 6-and 8-month-old infants
Sandi M. Wewerka, Kathleen M. Thomas, Stephanie R. Tribby-Walbridge, Michael K. Georgieff, Charles A. Nelson

G11 Easy does it? The role of task difficulty and age in infants’ recall of events
Leslie J. Carver

G12 As time goes by: Forgetting and remembering in 9- and 10-month-olds
Leslie J. Carver

G20 Effects of visual and auditory distractors on infants’ short term spatial memory
Jana D. Axelrad, Elizabeth E. Garner, W. Keith Berg


Understanding Numbers (Sa14)

G13 Electrophysiological correlates of number discrimination in infants
Rosa I. Arriaga, Kelly Snyder, Charles A. Nelson

G14 Infants’ understanding of 1+1: New evidence
Claudia Uller

G15 Large number discrimination in 6-month-old infants: Evidence for the accumulator model
Fei Xu, Elizabeth Spelke

G16 Numerical knowledge in infancy: The number/mass distinction
Lisa Feigenson, Elizabeth Spelke

G17 Infants’ understanding of quantity: "More" versus "less"
Lynne S. C. Tan


Debate (Sa15)
10:30-12:20 a.m.
Ballroom South

Do infants possess innate knowledge structures?
Moderator:
Roberta M. Golinkoff
Participants: Renee Baillargeon vs. Linda B. Smith


Symposium (Sa16)
10:30-12:20 a.m.
Habersham

Methodological questions and answers in prenatal cocaine exposure: Turning "junk" science into genuine science
Chair:
Robert Arendt

Accuracy in detecting prenatal drug exposure
Robert Arendt, Lynn T. Singer, Sonia Minnes, Joanne Robinson, Ann E. Salvator

Examiner masking in research on the effects of prenatal cocaine exposure
Fonda Davis Eyler, Marylou Behnke, Kathleen Wobie, Nanci Stewart Woods, Mike Conlon

Prenatal cocaine exposure: Controlling for covariates of use
Gale A. Richardson, Nancy L. Day

Sampling in research on prenatal cocaine exposure: Vexing problems and practical solutions
Heather Carmichael Olsen, Susan K. Toth

Discussants: Barry M. Lester, Lynn T. Singer


Symposium (Sa17)
10:30-12:20 a.m.
Atlanta

Development of perception of emotional expressions: The influence of multimodal, familiar, and unfamiliar contexts
Chair:
Arlene S. Walker-Andrews

The role of facial and vocal information in the discrimination of affect by 5-month-olds
Linnea Dickson, Marjorie A. Ryder

The influence of facial, vocal, and multimodal emotional signals of infant behavior
Donna L. Mumme, Anne Fernald

The perception of emotional expressions by 4-month-old infants: Familiarity effects
Ronit Kahana-Kalman, Diane Montague

The specification of emotion in music and dance: Evidence for structural cues
R. Thomas Boone, Joseph G. Cunningham

Discussant: Darwin W. Muir


Symposium (Sa18)
10:30-12:20 a.m.
Sherwood

Neural plasticity in infant cognitive, affective, and perceptual development
Chair:
Louis A. Schmidt

Frontal lobe function and the A-not-B task: Evidence for neural plasticity in cognitive development during infancy
Martha Ann Bell

Plasticity in language and music acquisition in infancy
Laurel J. Trainor, Renée N. Desjardins

Neural plasticity and affective development in human infants
Louis A. Schmidt, Nathan A. Fox

Cardiac vagal regulation and neural plasticity
Jane A. Doussard-Roosevelt, Stephen W. Porges

Discussant: Daphne Maurer


Symposium (Sa19)
10:30-12:20 a.m.
Ansley

Feeding of high risk infants: Physiological chances and parenting behaviors
Chair:
Margaret S. Miles

Maternal perception of parenting an infant who cannot eat: Infants with severe gastrointestinal disorders
Margaret S. Miles, Jennifer Daniels

Interactions between mothers and their premature infants during feeding and non-feeding periods
Diane H. Holditch-Davis, Michael Belyea

Preterm infant physiological regulation during feeding: Dyad and feeding episode predictors of higher oxygen saturation
Suzanne M. Thoyre

Nutritive sucking and neurobehavioral development in VLBW infants from 34 weeks PCA to term
Barbara S. Medoff-Cooper, Jacqueline M. McGrath

Discussant: Josephine V. Brown


Symposium (Sa20)
10:30-12:20 a.m.
Marietta

Acquisition of early lexicon
Chair:
Kim Plunkett

Learning prosody: Infants’ learning of two word stress rhythms
Todd M. Bailey, Kim Plunkett

What’s in a name? Preferential orienting by 17-month-olds to images whose names they comprehend
Graham Schafer

When does an ostrich become a bird? The role of typicality in early word comprehension
Kerstin Meints, Paul L. Harris

Speech processing in very young children
Daniel Swingley

Discussant: Peter Jusczyk


Symposium (Sa21)
10:30-12:20 a.m.
Roswell

Parent and child influences on the development of self-regulation: Multiple perspectives, multiple pathways
Chair:
Celia A. Brownell

Early development of self-regulation: Maternal and child contributions
Anne E. Hungerford, Celia A. Brownell

Self-regulation in toddlers: Construct validity and the impact of maternal behavior
Kristin N. Newby, Susan B. Campbell

Predicting emotion regulation from infancy to preschool-age: The influence of negative emotionality, marital relations, and parenting
Erin M. Ingoldsby, Daniel S. Shaw, Elizabeth B. Owens, Emily Winslow

Predicting emotion regulation during sibling conflict in childhood from infant difficulty and early marital conflict
Monica M. Garcia, Daniel S. Shaw, Elizabeth B. Owens, Kirsten Yaggi

Discussant: C. Cybele Raver


Poster Session
11:00-12:50 a.m.
Ballroom North


The Emergence of Symbols (Sa22)

B01 Toddlers’ understanding of the correspondence between television and reality
Kelly L. Schmitt

B02 The impact of iconicity on early understanding of graphic symbols
Tara C. Callaghan

B03 The emergence of early graphic symbol production
Tara C. Callaghan

B04 Infants’ and toddlers’ abilities to visually discriminate written words
Robert C. Titzer

B05 Infants’ manual investigation of pictures as a function of exposure to the objects depicted
Sophia L. Pierroutsakos

B06 Young children’s use of directly-experienced vs. symbol-mediated information
Georgene L. Troseth, Judy S. DeLoache


Infant Perception and Long-Term Memory (Sa23)

B07 Memory load effects on retention of list information at 6 months
Michelle Gulya, Becky Sweeney, Carolyn Rovee-Collier

B08 Reinstating infant memory using multiple reminders
Kristen Hartshorn, Carolyn Rovee-Collier

B10 How and when postevent information impairs memory for a prior event
Alba Rossi-George, Carolyn Rovee-Collier

B11 Priming memory at 9 months: The latency of retrieval
Karen Hildreth, Kristen Hartshorn, Carolyn Rovee-Collier

B12 Repeated reminders facilitate memory retrieval
Harlene Hayne, Karen Hildreth, Carolyn Rovee-Collier


Emotional and Behavioral Reactivity (Sa24)

B13 Effect of maternal soothing on infant stress reactivity
Douglas S. Ramsay, Michael Lewis

B14 Infants’ emotional reactivity and regulation in states of fatigue and wakefulness
Christine Nelson Ross, Katherine H. Karraker

B15 Reactivity to a looming stimulus: A twin study
Etienne Dubreuil, Bernard Boulerice, Daniel Pérusse, Robert O. Pihl

B16 Relationship between behavioral reactivity to novelty and cortisol activity in infancy
Nathalie Tremblay, Anna Pecchinenda, Michel Boivin, Valérie Saysset, Daniel Pérusse, Richard E. Tremblay


Developmental Risk (Sa25)

B17 Using home environment variables as predictors of resiliency in a sample of low-birthweight, Hispanic infants
Stacey I. Gould, Karen M. Finello

B18 Use of the performance qualifier scale with the Bayley Scales of Infant Development as outcome measures evaluating developmental risk factors
Ruth Rose-Jacobs, Howard H. Cabral, Marjorie M. Beeghly, Deborah A. Frank

B19 Environmental risk and developmental outcome at 8 months of age
Wanda F. Grant, Margaret I. Bendersky, Michael Lewis

B20 Validation of prenatal screening procedure for risk of child abuse
Lara M. Cady, Catherine Crain-Thoreson, Deborah Kirby Forgays, Ira Hyman

B21 Maternal childhood risk status as a predictor of emotional availability in mother-child interactions: An intergenerational study
Vivanne M. Bentley, Dale M. Stack, Lisa A. Serbin

B22 The relationship between determinations of clinical risk status and the quality of adolescent mother infant interactions
Holly E. Brophy-Herb, Alice Sterling Honig

B23 The Vulnerable Child Syndrome and maternal adjustment among mothers of high risk infants
Paula A. Scheye, Douglas M. Teti, Jeanne H. Laliberte, Christine D. Reiner, Walter Meyer, Lynda Evans, Melissa A. O’Connell, Rose M. Viscardi

B24 The relation of personal and professional supports to maternal well-being for mothers of infants hospitalized in a NICU
Christine D. Reiner, Douglas M. Teti, Lynda Evans, Jeanne H. Laliberte, Walter Meyer, Melissa A. O’Connell, Paula A. Scheye, Rose M. Viscardi


Mother-Infant Interaction (Sa26)

B25 Perspectives on the analysis of maternal vocal responsiveness
Marguerite Stevenson Barratt, Mary A. Roach

B26 Co-occurrence and sequential analyses of non-structured mother-infant interaction in 2- to 6-month-old infants
Thomas E. Hannan, Adriana Molitor

B27 Developmental changes in the configuration of infant communicative actions: Vocalization, gazing, and sucking
Hui-Chin Hsu, Alan Fogel, Daniel S. Messinger

B28 Developmental changes in early mother-infant face-to-face communication
Manuela Lavelli, Alan Fogel

B29 Frame analysis of real-time and developmental-time transitions in early mother-infant communication
Andrea P. F. Pantoja, Maria B. Cranor, Alan Fogel

B30 When infants gaze and mothers smile: Competing agenda?
Daniel S. Messinger, Alan Fogel, K. Laurie Dickson

B31 Rating interactional synchrony between seven month old infants and their mothers
Chinnon M. Jaquay, Chrysostomos A. Lazarou, Peg Hull Smith, Wallace E. Dixon, Jr., Frank J. Bernieri

B32 Mothers’ and infants’ use of touch during face-to-face play with and without objects
Karen A. Colburne, Dale M. Stack, Vivanne M. Bentley, Marni C. Switkin

B34 Doula support: A risk free alternative for pain relief during labor
Susan K. McGrath, John H. Kennell, Vijay S. Varadarajulu

B35 The effect of doula support during labor on mother-infant interaction at 2 months
Scott Martin, Susan H. Landry, Laura M. Steelman, John H. Kennell, Susan K. McGrath

B36 Touch during mother-infant interactions
Emily L. Fergus, Jeffrey Pickens, Jennifer Schmidt


Habituation Tasks (Sa27)

B37 Do measures of infant habituation organization predict childhood vocabulary and IQ scores?
Peter Willatts, Stewart Forsyth, Mary Katherine DiModugno, Karen Rosie

B38 Visual scanning during the peak habituation trial: A further look at individual differences
Sharon J. Krinsky-McHale, Louise Hainline

B41 Measuring attention of 2-and 4-month-old infants during a habituation task
Donna Fisher-Thompson, Gina Aguayo, Patricia A. Lynch, Julie Peterson, Kelly Such

B42 The biasing nature of subject loss in an infant habituation task
J. Clare Bell, Alan Slater, Karen J. Thorpe


Poster Session
11:00-12:50 a.m.
Georgia


Deafness and Early Development (Sa28)

G01 Early sign language memories: The emergence of maternal style in a deaf dyad
Tiffany A. West, Patricia J. Bauer

G02 Self-recognition responses among deaf and hearing 18-month-old infants
Lynne S. Koester, Debara Sue Forest

G03 Word learning strategies of young deaf children
Amy R. Lederberg, Amy K. Prezbindowski, Patricia E. Spencer

G04 Representational abilities in the second year of life and the hearing status of child/mother dyads
Marc H. Bornstein, Ann M. Selmi, Oswald Maurice Haynes, Kathleen M. Painter, Eric S. Marx

G05 Emotional availability and language gain in deaf/hard-of-hearing and hearing toddlers with hearing mothers
Leah J. Pressman, Sandra L. Pipp-Siegel, Christina Yoshinago-Itano, Lorraine F. Kubicek, Robert N. Emde

G06 Early language and academic development in deaf children: Families with and without fathers
Sabina M. Low, Rosemary Calderon

G07 Characteristics of hearing families and their young hearing-impaired children: Early intervention through preschool
Rosemary Calderon, Jill Y. Bargones, Susan Sidman

G08 Outcomes of early intervention for children with moderately-severe to profound hearing loss: Family, child, and program factors
Rosemary Calderon, Jill Y. Bargones, Susan Sidman

G20 Motoric constraints link manual babbling and early signs
Adrianne Cheek, Kearsy Cormier, Christian Rathmann, Ann Repp, Richard P. Meier


Understanding Objects (Sa29)

G09 The emergence of an ontological distinction in infancy
Rosemary A. Rosser, Rebecca Hill, Dana B. Narter

G10 The origins of an intuitive biology in infancy
Rebecca Hill, Rosemary A. Rosser

G11 Can 9-month-olds identify by shape?
Patrice D. Tremoulet, Nancy Lee, Alan M. Leslie

G12 Object identification by feature conjunction in 12-month-olds
Alan M. Leslie, Patrice D. Tremoulet, Kathleen Krauss, Nitin Mathur

G13 Infants’ representation of collections: "Not an object" or "A non-object individual"?
Wen-Chi Chiang, Karen Wynn

G14 Limits to object knowledge in 8-month-olds
Karen Wynn, Wen-Chi Chiang

G16 Handedness and haptic memory in 2- and 4-month-old infants
Myriam Lhote, Arlette Streri

G17 Transfer of information about object shape between hands in 2- and 4-month-old infants
Arlette Streri, Christelle Lemoine, Agnès Bontemps

G18 Ten-month-old infants’ recognition of objects in contexts
Christopher S. Monk, Trent N. Toepper, Charles A. Nelson


Discussion Session (Sa30)
12:30-2:20 p.m.
Habersham

We have never funded those who did not apply: Some obvious and less obvious secrets of grantmanship
Chair:
Sarah L. Friedman
Participants: Joseph J. Campos, Sarah L. Friedman, Betsy Lozoff, Marshall M. Haith, Anita Sostek


Symposium (Sa31)
12:30-2:20 p.m.
Ballroom South

Effortful control and the development of self-regulation
Chair:
Mary K. Rothbart

Concept and method in the study of effortful control
Mary K. Rothbart, Laura B. Jones

Focused attention in infancy and the development of effortful control: A longitudinal study from 8 to 22 months
Grazyna Kochanska, Kathleen T. Murray

The development of sustained attention: A longitudinal study from infancy to childhood
Carmen Gonzalez, Jose A. Carranza

Cognitive processes and effortful control
Claire B. Kopp

Discussant: Megan R. Gunnar


Symposium (Sa32)
12:30-2:20 p.m.
Atlanta

The two month revolution
Chair:
Philippe Rochat

The newly objectified world of 2 month-olds
Philippe Rochat

Moving into the two-month revolution: An action-based account
Brian Hopkins

Reflections on N-shaped curves in early infancy: Regulated or re-organized development?
Ronald G. Barr

Behavioral changes around two months of age in a population of African hunter-gatherers
Melvin Konner


Symposium (Sa33)
12:30-2:20 p.m.
Sherwood

Early lexical development: From form to meaning
Chair:
Catharine H. Echols

Early recognition of morphophonological alterations
James L. Morgan

Auditory implicit memory as a mechanism for lexical-phonological acquisition
Cynthia L. Fisher, Barbara Ann Church

The identification of words and their meanings in the transition into language
Catharine H. Echols

Babies’ learning about words and non-word signals in a communicative context
Amanda L. Woodward

Discussant: William E. Merriman


Symposium (Sa34)
12:30-2:20 p.m.
Ansley

Development of visual pathways: What and where and more
Chair:
Scott P. Johnson

Visual processing and action control in 6-month-olds: An HD-ERP Study
Gergely Csibra, Mark H. Johnson

The development and neural basis of representations for action
Rick O. Gilmore

A competition model of early exogenous orienting
James L. Dannemiller

Contributions from motion discrimination mechanisms to two-month olds’ perception of illusory contours
Scott P. Johnson

Discussant: Bennett I. Bertenthal


Symposium (Sa35)
12:30-2:20 p.m.
Marietta

Prematurity and motor behavior
Chair:
Eugene C. Goldfield

Dynamic organization of leg movements in VLBW infants
Linda Fetters, Johanna Jonsdottir, Edward Z. Tronick

Emergence of alternation patterns during nutritive sucking by full term and preterm infants
Eugene C. Goldfield

Motor responses of VLBW infants to caregiving: Effects of stimulus context
Patricia T. Becker, Jane E. Brazy, Patricia C. Grunwald

Discussant: Evelyn B. Thoman


Poster Session
1:00-2:50 p.m.
Ballroom North


Perceiving the World (Sa36)

B01 Eight-month-old infants’ perception of possible and impossible events
Leslie B. Cohen, Cara H. Cashon

B02 Infants’ perception of causal chains
Leslie B. Cohen, Leslie J. Rundell, Cara H. Cashon, Barbara A. Spellman

B03 Infants’ perception of bouncing-ball collisions
Lisa M. Oakes, Kathleen N. Kannass

B04 The perception of the spatial structure of a cylinder in 5- and 8-month old human infants
Michael J. Kavšek

B05 Infants’ perception of textural changes induced by features and feature conjunctions
Evelin Bertin, Ramesh S. Bhatt

B06 Infants’ perception of 3-D information in static images
Ramesh S. Bhatt, Jamie L. Gilbert, Laura L. Dutton, Susan E. Waters

B07 The detection of intermodal rate synchrony relations in 6- and 8-month-old infants
David Lewkowicz, Robert E. Lickliter

B08 Infants discriminate colors on the basis of perceptual distance, not category
Peter Gerhardstein, Peggy Renner, Carolyn Rovee-Collier


Contingencies (Sa37)

B09 3- to 5-month-olds prefer social contingency over eye contact
Lawrence A. Symons, Sylvia M. J. Hains, Lyana Sisca, Darwin W. Muir

B10 Perception of self-generated contingencies in normal and autistic children
Judit Magyar, György Gergely

B11 The role of infant-generated stimulus-contingencies in affect regulation and the development of attachment security
Orsolya Koós, György Gergely, Judit Gervai, Krisztina Ney, Ildikó Tóth

B12 Infants’ sensitivity to familiar contingencies in social interaction
Ann E. Bigelow

B13 Maternal contingency and the socialization of emotions in early infancy
Élène Léveillé, Louise Cossette


Joint Attention (Sa38)

B14 Scaffolding in low-income mother-child dyads: Relations with joint attention and reciprocity
Jason T. Hustedt, C. Cybele Raver

B15 Infants gaze following, joint attention, and vocabulary development
Pamela R. Rollins, Virginia A. Marchman, Jyutika Mehta

B16 Early gaze following, receptive language, and subsequent child-caregiver joint attention episodes
Jessica Markus, Michael Morales, Peter C. Mundy

B17 Nonverbal communication, joint attention, and attachment in infants at risk
Angelika Hartl Claussen, Peter C. Mundy, Jennifer C. Willoughby

B18 The strategic use of gaze to face in joint attention
Vasudevi Reddy

B19 Joint attention and toddler characteristics: Race, sex, and socioeconomic status
Terrill F. Saxon, John T. Reilly

B20 Gaze following to moving and stationary targets at 3 and 6 months of age
Barbara A. D’Entremont


Early Attention (Sa39)

B22 Facilitation, interference and auditory context: Are six-month-olds breaking tradition?
Lisa Pescara-Kovach, Janice M. Vidic, Robert A. Haaf

B23 The development of the ability to disengage gaze
Phillipa R. Butcher, Alex F. Kalverboer

B24 Intersensory redundancy guides infant attention
Lorraine E. Bahrick, Robert E. Lickliter

B25 Individual differences in look duration, choice trial length, and paired-comparison task performance
John Colombo, W. Allen Richman, Julie E. Harlan, Janet E. Frick

B26 Individual differences in infants’ recognition of briefly presented visual stimuli
Janet E. Frick, John E. Richards

B27 Adult’s eyes trigger shifts of visual attention in human infants
Bruce M. Hood, J. Douglas Willen, Jon Driver

B28 Peripheral stimulus localization during visual attention in 5-, 8-, 11-, and 14-week-old infants
Sharon K. Hunter, John E. Richards

B29 Theoretical implications of infant distractibility in selective attention
Jeffrey M. Lansink, John E. Richards

B30 Localizing the development of covert attention in infants using scalp event-related-potentials
John E. Richards


Infant Crying (Sa40)

B31 Physiologic regulatory problems during infancy
Katherine Rosenblum, Susan C. McDonough, Ellen Devoe, Sheila Gahagan, Arnold Sameroff

B32 Methodological issues in the acoustic analysis of infant crying
Michael P. Robb, Alexander M. Goberman, Anthony T. Cacace

B33 The infant cry: Facial, vocal, and body action in the perception of distress
Julia R. Irwin

B34 Fetal movement frequencies predict the amounts infants will cry
Ian St James-Roberts, Praveen Menon-Johansson

B35 "Newborns’ attention hypothesis" concerning a stimulus presentation during a stress situation
Kiyobumi Kawakami, Kiyoko Takai-Kawakami, Yukiko Shimizu, Takumi Yanaihara

B36 Effects of temporal variation in acoustics on adults’ proposed responses to infant crying
Rebecca M. Wood, Gwen E. Gustafson


Development of Reaching (Sa41)

B37 The effect of developing reaching skill on infant perseverative reaching errors
Melissa Wechsler Clearfield, Esther Thelen

B38 Object retrieval and interlimb coordination in infancy
Kathryn E. Gadacz, Daniela Corbetta

B39 The roles of recent reaching history and looking behavior in intercepting a moving object
Daniel J. Robin

B40 Evidence for the anticipation of material kind in infants’ reaching for objects and portions of sand
Gavin N. Huntley-Fenner, Donna Hanson

B41 Arm weight as possible control parameter in the development of prehension
Raymond H. Wimmers, Geert J. P. Savelsbergh

B42 Reaching in the dark: Role of vision in selection of power and precision grips
George Butterworth, Lucy Farnworth, Layla Esposito


Poster Session
1:00-2:50 p.m.
Georgia


Biological Bases of Behavior (Sa42)

G01 Event-related brain potentials depict delayed development of cerebral inhibition processes among infants with Down Syndrome
Jennifer Hill Karrer, Rathe S. Karrer

G02 The relationship of looking time and heart rate responses in four-month-olds
Gregory J. Austin, W. Keith Berg

G03 Time course of adrenocortical activity in mothers and young children
Mary J. Ward, Shelley Lee, Evelyn G. Lipper

G04 Physiological response to an emotional challenge is related to parental care received in juvenile Goeldi’s monkeys (Callimico Goeldii)
Andrea Dettling, Chris R. Pryce, Robert D. Martin

G05 Visual activity in relation to head movement in infants with leukomalacia
Isabelle Carchon, Joëlle Provasi

G06 Rhythmical synchronisation between 2- and 4-year-old children
Joëlle Provasi

G07 Visual evoked potential measure of texture discrimination in infants: A longitudinal study
E. Eugenie Hartmann, Mary M. Conte, Keith P. Purpura

G08 Three- and six-month-old infants’ haptic processing and discrimination of texture
Mary Tsonis, Dale M. Stack

G09 The relationship between cardiac vagal tone at two and six weeks and state behavior at six weeks
Norman Turk

G10 EEG index of motor inhibition in 11-month-old infants
Tatiana A. Stroganova, Elena V. Orekhova, Irina N. Posikera

G19 Essential fatty acid formula supplementation and neuromotor capabilities in nursery-reared rhesus monkey neonates
Maribeth Champoux, Joseph R. Hibbeln, Courtney Shannon, J. Dee Higley, Norman Salem, Jr., Stephen Suomi

G20 Orthostatic tilt at 5 months: A twin study on autonomic control
Etienne Dubreuil, Bernard Boulerice, Daniel Pérusse, Robert O. Pihl


Topics in Temperament (Sa43)

G11 Temperamental features of infants who suffered early visual deprivation
Marina Tsetline, Tatiana A. Stroganova

G12 Relations between state at 6 weeks and frustration reactivity at 5 and 10 months
Samuel P. Putnam, Norman Turk, Cynthia A. Stifter

G13 Mothers’ and fathers’ responsiveness to infant distress: Relations with perceived infant temperament and infant responsiveness
Mari Anne Paraskevas, Patricia Hrusa Williams

G14 Mothers’ reports of the salience of infant personality traits
Katherine H. Karraker, Melinda B. Maher, Brady Reynolds

G15 Who’s controlling whom?: Infant habituation rate and toddler temperament uniquely contribute to maternal play behavior
Wallace E. Dixon, Jr., Peg Hull Smith, Laura Hayden, Jennifer L. Myers, Kristen M. Bell

G16 Sociability and cognitive processing: Linkages between temperament, habituation, and sequential memory
Peg Hull Smith, Wallace E. Dixon, Jr., Chinnon M. Jaquay, Tim Loboschefski, Kristen M. Bell

G17 Differential maternal treatment of twins: Does temperament make a difference?
Lisabeth F. DiLalla, Sylvia D. Jones, E.G. Bishop, Sefali Bhutwala


ISIS Awards and Business Meeting (Sa44)
3:00-4:20 p.m.
Ballroom South

ISIS Awards and Business Meeting including the 1998 ISIS Dissertation Award and Young Investigator’s Award as well as special recognition to Carolyn Rovee-Collier for her contributions as editor of Infant Behavior and Development.


Presidential Address (Sa45)
4:30-6:00 p.m
Ballroom South

Grounded in the world: Developmental origins of the embodied mind
Chair:
Carolyn Rovee-Collier
Speaker: Esther Thelen


Presidential Reception
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Upper Lobby

Upper Lobby, Sheraton Colony Square Hotel. Light snacks will be provided. A cash bar will be available. We thank Indiana University for contributing to this event.emplate content here

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