Publications

Reissland, N. Francis, B., Aydin, E., Mason, J. & Schaal, B. (2013). The development of anticipation in the fetus : a longitudinal account of human fetal mouth movements in reaction to and anticipation of touch.
Developmental Psychobiology 10.1002/dev.21172

Reissland, N. Francis, B.J., Mason, J. (2013). Can healthy fetuses show facial expression of “pain” or “distress”? PLoS One 10.1371/journal.pone.0065530

Reissland, N., Harvey, H. & Mason, J. (2012). Effects of maternal parity, depression and stress on two-month old infant expression of pain. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 1-14. DOI: 10.1080/02646838.2012.733361

Reissland, N. Francis, B.J., Mason, J. (2012). Development of fetal yawn compared with non-yawn mouth openings from 24-36 weeks gestation.  PLoS One 10.1371/journal.pone.0050569 

Reissland, N., Mason.C., Schaal, B. & Lincoln, K. (2012). Prenatal mouth movements: fetal lip and mouth actions necessary for feeding. International Journal of Pediatrics, vol 2012. Doi: 10.1155/2012/848596

Lincoln, K.  Reissland,N., Francis, B., Mason,J, Exley, K. (2012). The development of complex fetal facial movements. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed; 97:A20-A21 doi:10.1136/fetalneonatal-2012-301809.63

Reissland, N., Francis, B., Mason, J.  & Lincoln, K. (2011). Do facial expressions develop before birth? PLoS ONE 6 (8):  e24081. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.002408.pdf

Wilson,P., Puckering C., McConnachie, A., Marwick,H., Reissland, N., & Gillberg, C. (2011) Inexpensive video cameras used by parents to record social communication in epidemiological investigations in early childhood – a feasibility study Infant Behavior and Development, 34, 63-71.

 

Reissland, N. &  Francis, B. (2010). The quality of fetal arm movements as indicators of fetal stress. Early Human Development, 86, 813-816. pdf

 

Reissland, N. & Burt, M. (2010). Bi-directional effects of depressed mood in the postnatal period on mother- infant nonverbal engagement with picture books Infant Behavior and Development, 33, 613-618. pdf

 

Wilson,P., Puckering C., McConnachie, A., Marwick,H., Reissland, N., & Gillberg, C. (2011).

Inexpensive video cameras used by parents to record social communication in epidemiological investigations in early childhood – a feasibility study Infant Behavior and Development, 34, 63-71. pdf

 

Reissland, N. & Hopkins, B. (2010). Introduction: towards a fetal psychology. In Reissland & Hopkins (Eds). Infant and Child Psychology, Special Issue: Towards a Fetal Psychology, 19, 1-5. pdf

 

Hopkins , B. & Reissland, N . (2010). Epilogue. In Reissland & Hopkins (Eds). Infant and Child Psychology, Special Issue: Towards a Fetal Psychology, 19, 125-126. pdf

 

Reissland, N. Hopkins, B., Helms, P., Williams, B. (2009). Maternal stress and depression and the lateralisation of infant cradling.  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 263-269. pdf

 

Reissland, N. (2006). Teaching a baby the language of emotions: a father’s experience. Zero-to-Three, 27, 42-47. pdf

Reissland, N. & Shepherd, J. (2006).   The effect of maternal depressed mood on infant emotional reaction. Infant Mental Health Journal, 27,173-187. pdf

Reissland, N., Shepherd, J. & Herrera, E. (2005). Teasing play in infancy: Comparing mothers with and without self reported depressed mood during play with their babies. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2, 271-283. pdf

Herrera, E. Reissland, N. Shepherd, J. (2004). Maternal touch and maternal child directed speech: effects of depressed mood in the postnatal period. Journal of Affective Disorders,81, 29-39. pdf

Reissland,N., Shepherd, J., Herrera, E. (2002).The pitch of maternal voice: a comparison of mothers suffering from depressed mood and non-depressed mothers reading books to their infants.  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 44:2, 255-261. pdf

Reissland, N., Shepherd, J., Cowie, L. (2002) The melody of surprise: maternal surprise vocalizations during play with her infant. Infant and Child Development, 11, 271-278. pdf

Reissland, N., Shepherd, J. (2002) Gaze direction and maternal pitch in surprise eliciting situations. Infant Behavior and Development, 24, 408-417. pdf

Reissland, N. (2001). Maternal sub clinical postnatal depression and infant expression of surprise. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 19, 273.

Reissland, N. (2000). Expressing surprise: 2-10 month old infants’ social referencing in surprise eliciting situations. Infant Mental Health Journal, 21, 381.

 

Reissland, N. (2000). The cradling bias in relation to pitch of maternal child directed language. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 18, 179-186. pdf

Reissland, N. & Stephenson, T. (1999). Turn-taking in early vocal interaction: a comparison of premature and term infants' vocal interaction with their mothers. Child: Care, Health and Development 25:447-456.  pdf 

Reissland, N., Shepherd, J. , & Stephenson, T. (1999) Maternal verbal interaction in different situations with infants born prematurely or at term. Infant and Child Development, 8, 39-48.  pdf

Reissland, N. (1998). The pitch of "real" and "rhetorical" questions directed by a father to his daughter: A longitudinal case study. Infant Behavior and Development,vol 21, 4, 793-798. pdf

Reissland, N. (1998). Context dependency in parental speech. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 16, 3, 365-373. pdf

Reissland, N. (1998). A comparison of maternal verbal interaction with premature and term infants from birth to two months. Infant Behavior and Development, 21, 642.

Reissland, N. (1996). Pitch related contrasts in child-directed language. Infant Behavior and Development, 19, 697.

Reissland, N. & D. Snow. (1996). Maternal pitch height in ordinary and play situations. Journal of Child Language, 23, 1-10. pdf

Reissland, N.(1995). How angels become real. Common Knowledge,4, 1-6. pdf

Reissland, N.(1994). The socialization of pride in young children. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 17, 541-552. pdf

Reissland, N. & Harris, P.L. (1991). Children's use of display rules in pride eliciting situations. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 9,431-435. pdf

Reissland, N.(1990). Parental frameworks of pleasure and pride. Infant Behaviour and Development, 13, 249-56. pdf

Reissland, N. & Burghart, R. (1989). Active patients: the integration of traditional and modern obstetric practices in provincial Nepal. Social Science and Medicine,29,43-52. pdf

Reissland, N.(1988). Les relations dans la fratrie au cours de l'enfance, in P.Durning & R.Tremblay (eds.),Les Relations entre EnfantsEditions Fleurus.

Reissland, N. & Burghart, R. (1988). The quality of a mothers's milk and the health of her child:belief's and practices of the women of Mithila Social Science and Medicine, 27,461-69. pdf

Reissland, N. (1988). Neonatal Imitation in the first hours of life: observations in a rural hospital in Nepal. Developmental Psychology, 24,464-69. pdf

Reissland, N. & Burghart, R. (1987) The role of massage in south Asia: Child health and development. Social Science and Medicine, 25, 231-39. pdf

Reissland, N.(1985). The development of concepts of simultaneity in children's understanding of emotions. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 26,811-24. pdf

Jaspers, J. Reissland, N. & Egerton, M. (1984). Scherer's dynamic chemistry of emotions.Cahiers de Psychologie Cognitive, 4, 607-13.

Reissland, N. (1983). Cognitive maturity and the experience of fear and pain in hospital. Social Science and Medicine, 17, 1389-95. pdf


             Conference presentations

Lalayiannis, L., & Reissland, N. Pediatric immunizations: Does maternal state affect infant pain expression? 29th Annual conference of the Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology, Newcastle, September 2009.

 

Matthews, E., Freeman, N., & Reissland, N. The relationship between theory of mind and the development of emotional intelligence. British Psychological Society Developmental Section Conference, Nottingham,  9th – 11th September 2009.

 

Lalayiannis, L., & Reissland, N. Pain expression in infants: Does it differ depending on maternal state? British Psychological Society Developmental Section Conference, Nottingham,  9th – 11th September 2009.

 

Reissland, N , Maskell, V, Lal,M. &  Sinha, S. Effects of stress of mother and nurse on feeding interactions with premature infants in the neonatal unit. 14th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Vilnius, Lithuania, August 2009.

 

Reissland, N. Symposium organiser (with Blaise Pierrehumbert) and chair: Premature birth:

the effects of stress on infants and their carers. 14th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Vilnius, Lithuania, August 2009.

 

Reissland, N.& Lalayannis, C. Maternal and infant facial expression during infant inoculation. Invited symposium The intersubjective infant: from imitating to relating 11th European Congress of Psychology, Oslo, Norway, July 2009

 

Reissland, N, Maskell, V., & Burt, M. Are big babies more beautiful? XVI Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, Vancouver, Canada, March 2008.

 

Reissland, N., Maskell, V. Lal, M.Sinha, S. An investigation into the effect of maternal psychological state on the feeding behavior of preterm infants. XVI Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, Vancouver, Canada, March 2008

 

Organiser of symposium: Lateral cradling bias in relation to maternal stress and depression

Chair:  Symposium:  Maternal Stress and Depression in Relation to Cradling Side

Organiser of symposium: Language and Communication

 

Reissland, N. The effect of maternal depressed mood on type of smile by infant and mother during play interactions. XVI Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, Vancouver, Canada, March 2008

Reissland, N. On the changing table: the use of rhetoric with an infant. XI International Congress for the Study of Child Language (IASCL), Edinburgh 28th July-1st August 2008

 

Reissland, N, Maskell, V., & Burt, M. Attractiveness ratings of infant faces depending on BMI. British Psychological Society Developmental Section Conference, Plymouth 29th-31st August 2007.

 

Reissland, N. Speech to premature and term infants during feeding, playing and
changing their infants.
13th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Jena, Germany, August 21st -25th  2007.

 

Reissland, N., B. Hopkins, P.Smith & S.Sinha. The quality of fetal movements as indicators of stress. 13th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Jena, Germany, August 21st -25th  2007.

 

Reissland, N. & Hopkins, B. Maternal stress and depression and the lateralisation of infant cradling. 13th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Jena, Germany, August 21st -25th  2007.

 

Mavraki, A. & Reissland, N. Differential effect of mother and experimenter during picture book reading to infants. British Psychological Society Developmental Section Conference, London 7th – 9th September 2006

 

Reissland, N.  Depressed versus non-depressed mothers reading a picture book to their infants: an analysis of nonverbal behaviours. 10th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Paris, July 8- 12. 2006.

 

Wilson. P. Puckering, C., Reissland, N., Marwick, H., Gillberg, C., McConnachie, A. A Pilot study to establish the feasibility of parental targeted video recording for studies of social communication in early childhood. 10th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Paris, July 8- 12. 2006

 

Burns, E., Wilson, PMJ., Puckering, C.,Marwick, H.,Gillberg, C., Reissland, N., McConnachie, A. A Pilot Study to Establish the Feasibility of Parental Targeted Video Recording for Epidemiological Studies of Social Communication in Early Childhood. Background and Methodology. The Social Brain 2, Glasgow 2-3 March, 2006

 

Reissland, N., Stockton,C., Helms, P. Infants receiving a gift: the effect of depressed mood on maternal verbal interactions with her child. British Psychological Society Scottish Branch, Perth 25th-26th November 2005.

 

Reissland, N., Herrera, E., Helms, P. Maternal Stress and Depression and Child Cognitive Development. British Psychological Society Developmental Section Conference, Edinburgh 5th – 8th September 2005

 

Reissland, N. Postnatal depression: gaze and gestures of infants and their mothers. Robert Gordon’s college (1-day conference on child mental health), August 23rd, 2005.

 

Reissland, N.Postnatally depressed mothers reading picture books to their babies and their infants’ reactions”. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, Georgia USA, April 7th – 10th 2005.

Reissland, N. & Herrera, E.  "Teasing in infancy: Comparing mothers with depressed and non-depressed mood states during play with their babies." 23rd Annual Conference of the Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology, Dundee, Uk, September 9th -11th, 2003.

Herrera, E. & Reissland, N.  "Maternal depressed mood and speech in face-to face interaction with 6 and 10 months old infants." 23rd Annual Conference of the Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology, Dundee, Uk, September 9th -11th, 2003.

Herrera, E. & Reissland, N.  "Maternal speech to 6 and 10 months old infants: A comparison of mothers with depressed and non-depressed mood states." 22nd Annual Conference of the Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology, Sheffield, Uk, September 11th -13th, 2002.

Reissland, N. & Herrera,E. "The pitch of maternal voice: a comparison of mothers suffering from depressed mood  with non-depressed mothers. IX International Congress for the Study of Child Language & The symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders,  Madison, Wisconsin, USA, July 16-21, 2002.

Herrera,E & Reissland, N. "Prelinguistic communication: The importance of tactile behaviour among sub-clinically depressed mothers and their infants during a pleasure-eliciting situation."  IX International Congress for the Study of Child Language & The symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders,  Madison, Wisconsin, USA, July 16-21, 2002.

Reissland, N. & Herrera,E. "Does pitch of voice matter?Maternal vocal expressions of surprise and infant emotional reactions. XIIIth Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies; Toronto, Canada, April 18-21, 2002.

Reissland, N.  "Reading picture books to infants: a comparison of non-depressed mothers with mothers reporting depressed mood in the postnatal period." 21st Annual Conference of the Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology, Oxford, Uk, September 11th -13th, 2001.

Reissland, N.  "Social referencing as a two-way process: infant gaze direction and pitch of maternal vocal expressions of emotions", presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, April 19th - 22nd, 2001.

Reissland, N. & Herrera,E.  "Touch behaviour in mother-infant interaction: a comparison of mothers suffering from sub-clinical postnatal depression with well mothers", presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, April 19th - 22nd, 2001.

Reissland, N. "Maternal vocal expressions of surprise and infant behavioural reactions between 2 and 10 months of age",presented at the British Developmental Psychology Conference, Bristol, September 2000.

Herrera, E. & Reissland, N. "Touch behaviour in mother-infant interaction: a comparison of mothers suffering from postnatal depression with non-depressed mothers",presented at the British Developmental Psychology Conference, Bristol, September 2000.

 

Lipourli, I. & Reissland, N. "Neonatal imitation of tongue protrusions and finger movements",presented at the British Developmental Psychology Conference, Bristol, September 2000.

 

Reissland, N. "Maternal surprise vocalizations and infant behavioural reactions", presented at the Child Phonology Conference, Bangor, UK, July, 1999.

 

Reissland, N. "The melody of surprise: maternal surprise vocalizations during play with her infant", presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, April 14th - 19th, 1999.

 

Reissland, N. "The cradling bias in relation to pitch of maternal child directed language", presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, April 14th - 19th, 1999.

 

Reissland, N. "A comparison of maternal verbal interaction with premature and term infants from birth to two months", presented at the 1 1 th Biennial international conference on infant studies. Atlanta, Georgia, USA,2-5 April, 1998.

 

Reissland, N. "The Intonation Contour of Infant responses to real and rhetorical yes-no questions", presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington DC, USA April 1997.

 

Reissland, N. "Pitch related contrasts in child directed language: a case study during the first year of life." presented at the 1Oth Biennial international conference on infant studies. Rhode Island, U.S.A. 18th-21st April, 1996.

 

Reissland, N. "Pitch related contrasts in child directed speech", presentedat the Child Language Seminar, Reading, GB, 13th-15th April, 1996.

 

Reissland, N. "Context dependency in parental speech: infants responses to parental verbal and vocal cues", presented to the British Developmental Psychology Conference, Glasgow, September 1995.

 

Reissland, N. "Maternal intonation in ordinary and play situations." Presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Indianapolis, Indiana, March/April 1995.

 

Reissland, N. "Parental beliefs about pride and their behaviour in infant achievement situations". Presented at the 9th Tagung fur Entwicklungspsychologie, Munich, September 1989.

 

Reissland, N. "How infants learn about pleasure and pride: parental frameworks structuring children's emotional expressions." Presented at the International Symposium on Social Cognition and Self-Perception, Ghent, December 1988.

 

Reissland, N. "Domestic health care practices among Mathil people: the role of massage in child health and development." Presented at the conference on Health and Health Care among South Asians: in Britain and Abroad, organised by the British Medical Anthropology Society, London, October 1986.

 

Reissland, N. "Parental praise of toddlers task performance." Presented to the British Developmental Psychology Conference, Exeter, September 1986.

 

Reissland, N. "Parental praise of toddlers task performance." Presented to the2nd European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Rome, September 1986.

 

Reissland, N. "Can neonates imitate in their first hour of life?" Presented to the 5th International Human Ecology Conference, Munich, July 1986.

 

Reissland, N. "The development of siblings' emotional reactions in competitive situations." Presented to the 3eme Journees Internationales de Recherche sur l'Education Residentielle et la Prevention de l'Inadaptation Sociale, Paris, December 1985.

 

Reissland, N. "The development of toddler's pride and pleasure reactions." Presented to the conference of the International Society for Behavioral Development, Tours, July 1985.

 

Reissland, N. "The development of children's pleasure reactions in sibling's play". Presented at the British Developmental Psychology Conference, Lancaster, September 1984.

 

Reissland, N. "The development of children's pleasure reactions in sibling's play". Presented at the First European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Groeningen, August 1984.

 



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