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Which of the following statements is evidence that a fetus can hear its mother’s voiceduring gestation?



A. Two-hour-old infants suck a nipple more vigorously when they hear the sound of their mother’s voice than when they hear a female stranger
B. Newborns whose mothers had repeatedly read aloud a specific passage during pregnancy react to the passage the same way as newborns whose mothers read unfamiliar passages
C. A fetus kicks more at sound of the voice of a sibling than at the voice of its mother
D. A fetus responds to low-frequency sounds more than to high-frequency sounds

This question is part of Chapter 11: Cognitive development
Asked by Vladimir_spach, Last updated: Mar 10, 2020

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Answered May 05, 2019

Two-hour-old infants suck a nipple more vigorously when they hear the sound of their mother’s voice than when they hear a female stranger

Sucking the nipple in response to the mothers voice is the only evidence presented in the text that matches the responses. The fetus does hear low-frequency sounds, but that isnt specific to a mothers voice. The other choices are altered or fabricated findings. ####
 

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