NatureScienceSocial behavior

Infant behavior when carried

Infant and parent/guardian relationship may have a significant impact on infant’s mental and physical development. We are interested in how a physical interaction with a parent/guardian, such as carrying and hugging, affects the emotional and intellectual development of an infant.
子どもの健康な心身発達には、親との適切な関係構築が重要です。ヒトを対象に、親との接触によって乳幼児の行動や生理反応にどのような変化が見られるのか多様なアプローチを用いて研究しています。

Esposito, Yoshida et al. Curr Biol 2013