FrontalCortex, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to neurology education.

Primitive Reflexes - The Rooting Reflex

Last updated on Thursday, December 9 2010 by freeman45

peer review status unavailable
rating unavailable

ROOTING REFLEX

Click Here to See the Video

Test:  This is a sensory reflex, which occurs when an infant responds to stimulation on around the mouth.  In the video, you can see the examiner stroke the baby on the perioral area.

Normal response:  The infant will turn toward the sensation and try to latch on to the finger.

Appears: birth

Disappears: 4-6 months

<-- BACK                    NEXT -->


Categories (tags) users associate with this resource what is this?
Click on a tag to find related images, videos, MCQs, and other resources.
Check the boxes next to the tags you consider relevant or enter your own tags in the field below.
You must be logged in to edit tags.
Top 5 tags for this item:
more tags:
new tag:

0 user entries
Please log in if you'd like to add a comment.