Brazelton behavioral scale


Brazelton behavioral scale
a method for assessing infant behavior by its responses to environmental stimuli.

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  • Brazelton — /braz euhl teuhn/, n. Brazelton behavioral scale: a test widely used to evaluate infants responses to environmental stimuli. Also called Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale. [after T. Berry Brazelton (born 1918), U.S. physician, who devised it]… …   Universalium

  • Brazelton — /braz euhl teuhn/, n. Brazelton behavioral scale: a test widely used to evaluate infants responses to environmental stimuli. Also called Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale. [after T. Berry Brazelton (born 1918), U.S. physician, who devised it] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brazelton newborn test — A widely used test of the newborn baby as to their neurologic status and developmental progress. The Brazelton newborn test is formally called the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS). However, the NBAS which was devised by the Harvard… …   Medical dictionary

  • scale — 1. A standardized test for measuring psychological, personality, or behavioral characteristics. SEE ALSO: score, test. 2. SYN: squama. 3. A small thin plate of horny epithelium, resembling a fish s., cast off from the skin …   Medical dictionary

  • Brazelton — T. Berry, U.S. pediatrician, *1918. See B. Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale, under scale …   Medical dictionary

  • Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale — Brazelton. * * * …   Universalium

  • Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale — Brazelton …   Useful english dictionary

  • T. Berry Brazelton — Infobox Person name = T. Berry Brazelton birth date = birth date and age|1918|5|10 birth place = Waco, Texas, U.S. occupation = Pediatrician authorThomas Berry Brazelton (born May 10, 1918) is a noted pediatrician and author in the United States …   Wikipedia

  • Newborn test, Brazelton — A widely used test of the newborn baby as to their neurologic status and developmental progress. The Brazelton newborn test is formally called the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS). However, the NBAS which was devised by the Harvard… …   Medical dictionary

  • Test, Brazelton — A widely used test of the newborn baby as to their neurologic status and developmental progress. The Brazelton newborn test is formally called the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS). However, the NBAS which was devised by the Harvard… …   Medical dictionary


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