Segments in this Video

Somatic Consequences: Introduction (00:57)


In this study, Rene Spitz and Katherine Wolf study a group of children that are the same age. They will document typical behaviors.

Comparison (08:37)

Half of the children are raised in a luxurious, loving environment; the others are in a hectic institution for unwanted children. See footage of the infants responding to different stimulus within their home environment.

Contrast (15:33)

The emotional climate and material circumstances of the infants' environments remain the same during the duration of the study. Spitz and Wolf contrast the effects of emotional situations in early childhood development.

Credits: Somatic Consequences of Emotional Starvation in Infants (00:00)

Credits: Somatic Consequences of Emotional Starvation in Infants

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Somatic Consequences of Emotional Starvation in Infants

Part of the Series : René A. Spitz: Problems in Infancy
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This video features original silent footage from René Spitz's research on child development. It focuses on how infants display their reactions to emotional starvation. Black & White.

Length: 26 minutes

Item#: BVL160118

ISBN: 978-1-64481-337-9

Copyright date: ©1948

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