Andreia Correia, Cláudia Elias, Diana David, Inês Cabral, Mónica Telo
Abstract:Babies react to changes in the characteristics of objects, presenting haptic recognition after a period of familiarization. We aimed to verify if infants responded to the different spatial orientations of an ergonomic pacifier in the mouth. With informed consent, 10 babies (271.6 ± 60.8 days), users of ergonomic pacifiers, revealed motor behaviors that were divisible into three categories, sometimes through successive actions (i.e., perception-action cycles were present): (i) repositioned correctly the pacifie…
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