• Journal Article

Heart rate indices of newborn attentional responsivity

Citation

Porges, S. (1974). Heart rate indices of newborn attentional responsivity. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 20(4), 231-254.

Abstract

Clarifies issues involved in use of heart rate as index of newborn attentional responsivity by reviewing related studies and concluding that heart rate variability can be used in studying attentional responsivity state, and intra-individual and individual variables. (ED)