May 1943

The Neuromuscular Maturation of the Human Infant.

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By Myrtle B. McGraw. Pp. 140, with 28 figures. Price, $2. New York: Columbia University Press, 1943.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1943;71(5):740. doi:10.1001/archinte.1943.00210050160021

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This scholarly little monograph deals in a highly technical manner with the details of development of neuromotor activities in the newborn. All the various reflexes, such as rolling and turning, receive meticulous consideration, and the whole subject is developed against a background of the general problem of behavior as well as neuroanatomy. This volume will surely have to be consulted by special workers in the field.

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