The lab in the media

Nagy, E., Thompson, P., Mayor, L., & Doughty, H. (2021, 2021/05/01/). Do foetuses communicate? Foetal responses to interactive versus non-interactive maternal voice and touch: An exploratory analysis. Infant Behavior and Development, 63, 101562.

Do foetuses communicate


Research on Handshakes:

Nagy, E., Farkas, T., Guy, F., & Stafylarakis, A. (2020). Effects of Handshake Duration on Other Nonverbal Behavior. Perceptual and Motor Skills.

BBC Breakfast, 11th October, Sky News 11th October


The Telegraph


Daily Mail

Evening Standard

The Courier

Sky News


2018: Nagy, E. Can a newborn baby smile and ‘mean it’ – or is it just a reflex?


Nagy, E., et al., Neonates’ responses to repeated exposure to a still face. PLOS ONE, 2017. 12(8): p. e0181688

The Conversation

The Independent


Marx, V. Nagy, E. (2017) Fetal behavioral responses to the touch of the mother’s abdomen: A Frame-by-frame analysis. Infant Behavior and Development, 47:83-91.

 Scottish Daily Mail (13/05/2017)

 The Mirror (13/05/2017)


Marx, V., Nagy, E. (2015). Fetal behavioural responses to maternal voice and touch. PLOS-One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129118.

 Scottish Mail on Sunday (14/06/2015)

 The Scotsman (13/06/2015)


Nagy, E. (2011) Sharing an intersubjective moment: the duration of embraces in humans. Journal of Ethology, 10.1007/s10164-010-0260-y. was featured in:

GEO Magazine 2/12 , Psychologie: Seid umschlungen, drei Sekunden       

The Telegraph  03, February, 2011

ScienceNOW (News page of Science) 28, January, 2011


Psychology Today


Wall Street Journal

01, February, 2011


Christie, B. (2011). Research finds life is a three second experience. British Medical Journal, 342:d750.


THE: Times Higher Education

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