Psychology 2040A/B Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: The Sequence, Circadian Rhythm, Sound Localization

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An inborn, automatic response to a particular form of stimulation. Rooting reflex: when you stroke the baby"s cheek and they turn their head toward the source of the stimulation. This helps the infant find the nipple and it disappears around 3 weeks when it becomes voluntary) Sucking reflex: when you place your finger in an infant"s mouth and they begin sucking. The function of this is to permit feeding and it is replaced by voluntary sucking after 4 months. Swimming reflex: when the baby is face down in a pool of water and the baby paddles and kicks in a swimming motion. The function of this reflex is to help an infant survive if they are dropped in water and it disappears around 4-6 months. In the evolutionary past, this may be helped the infant cling to the mother and it disappears after 6 months.

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