Perspectives: A Publication of the early Childhood Music and Movement Association

Perspectives: A Publication of the early Childhood Music and Movement Association


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    Author Angela Barker

     

    Alipour, Z., Eskandari, N., Ahmari Tehran, H., Kamal, S., Hossaini, E., & Sangi, S. (2013). Effects of music on physiological and behavioral responses of premature infants: A randomized controlled trial. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 19, 128–132. Retrieved January 16, 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ctcp.2013.02.007

    Premature infants in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) must cope with sensory environments that are highly stressful and potentially harmful to their neurological and behavioral development. Medical and educational professionals’ concern for the negative effects of noisy and disruptive NICU environments on premature babies’ well-being has led to studies exploring innovative ways to diminish the hazards and look for medically and developmentally beneficial interventions. Nonetheless, only a handful of studies have explored the advantages of using music and auditory stimuli to offset the detrimental effects of…

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