Birth is “trivial event” in human development

In the article “Fetal Psychology” in Psychology Today, a researcher explains how the birth process is only a minor event in the life history of an individual, as no new brain development occurs in the baby as he or she travels down the birth canal.

Birth may be a grand occasion, says the Johns Hopkins University psychologist [Janet DiPietro], but “it is a trivial event in development. Nothing neurologically interesting happens.”

Janet L. Hopson “Fetal Psychology” Psychology Today, Sep/Oct98, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p44, 6p, 4c.

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