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An Interesting Observation Questions & Answers
Question 1: What observation has been made in this lesson?
Answer: It is the observation that mothers usually hold their babies on the left side of their bodies.
Question 2: How do most mothers hold their babies and why?
Answer: Most mothers hold their babies on the left side of their bodies because by doing that, they keep the baby nearest to their heart.
Question 3: What do you mean by ‘dominant arm’ as mentioned in the lesson?
Answer: The ‘dominant arm’ means the arm that is superior in strength and is used in doing most of the work. For example – the dominant arm in right-handed people is the right arm.
Question 4: How do most of the left-handed mothers hold their babies and why?
Answer: Most of the left-handed mothers too, hold their babies on the left side of their bodies because that way, the child remains nearest to their heart.
Question 5: What has been observed in the Madonna-and-Child paintings?
Answer: In 80% of such paintings, the baby is shown on the left breast.
Question 6: What do you mean by ‘heartbeat fixation’ as mentioned in the lesson?
Answer: Heartbeat fixation means a deep-rooted attachment to the speed or sound of heartbeat in the human body.
Question 7: How does rocking lull a baby to sleep?
Answer: When a baby is rocked at about the same speed as of the heartbeat, it is probably reminded of the rhythmic sensations it had become so familiar with inside the womb. It has a soothing effect on the baby and soon it goes to sleep.
Question 8: What examples of ‘heartbeat fixation’ do we find even in adults?
Answer: When adults are in anguish or in a state of conflict, they rock their bodies at about the same speed as of the heartbeat. They find in it some kind of comfort.
Question 9: How does folk music and dancing have a comforting effect on us?
Answer: Folk music and dancing usually have the rhythm of heartbeat. Due to our ‘heartbeat fixation’, it has a comforting effect on us.
Question 10: Explain the tests and conclusions drawn from:
1. Tests on infants at bedtime.
Answer: The infants were put in four different groups:
i. In a silent room.
ii. In a room where lullabies were played.
iii. In a room where a ticking sound at the heartbeat rate was played.
iv. In a room where the heartbeat recording itself was played.
It was then found that the heartbeat group had dropped off in half the time it took for any of the other groups.
2. Tests on right-handed and left-handed mothers.
Answer: It was found that 83 per cent of the right-handed mothers held their babies on the left side while 78 per cent of the left-handed mothers also did the same.
3. The observation of Madonna-and-Child paintings.
Answer: An analysis was made on the basis of 466 Madonna-and-Child paintings. It was found that 373 of the paintings showed the baby on the left side of the mother.
4. Tests on newborn babies in the hospital nursery.
Answer: Groups of newborn babies in the hospital nursery were exposed to the recorded sound of heartbeat at the standard rate of 72 beats per minute. It was found that most of them were crying for 60% of the time when the sound was not switched on. But this figure fell to only 32% when the heartbeat recording was being played.
So, these were An Interesting Observation Questions & Answers.