Research Links Preterm Infants’ Cry Acoustics to Developmental Outcomes

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About The Study: The findings of this study of 363 preterm infants point to the potential use of acoustic cry characteristics in the early identification of risk for long-term developmental and behavioral deficits.

Authors: Barry M. Lester, Ph.D., of the Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island in Providence, is the corresponding author.

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