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Articles by Katherine S. Blackburn in JoVE
Measuring Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) Activity in Toddlers - Resting and Developmental Challenges Nicole R. Bush1,2, Zoe K. Caron1, Katherine S. Blackburn1, Abbey Alkon3 1Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 2Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 3School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco We describe the methods for continuous monitoring of the autonomic nervous system under resting and challenge conditions with 18 month old children. Results revealed that this protocol can produce meaningful physiological responses in both branches of the autonomic nervous system and elicit significant individual variability in patterns of responses.