Infantile stimulation and adult stature of human males

American Anthropologist Vol/Iss. 66 Published In Pages: 1007-1028
By Landauer, Thomas K., Whiting, John W.M.


In previous studies, researchers have observed an increased growth rate in rats that experienced stimulation during infancy. This study examines the relationship between stressful experiences during infancy and adult male stature in humans cross-culturally. Results suggest a strong positive relationship between infant stress and adult male stature.

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