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Miguel A. Diego, Ph.D., M.A.

General Information

Miguel A. Diego, Ph.D., M.A.


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  • English


  • Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Effects of maternal depression on fetal and neonatal behavior and development, developmental psychophysiology, preterm infant tactile/kinesthetic stimulation


2004 Ph.D.
Florida Atlantic University
1997 Undergraduate
University of Miami


  • Diego, M.A., Field, T., Jones, N.A. & Hernandez-Reif, M. (2006). Withdrawn and Intrusive Maternal Interaction Style and Infant Frontal EEG Asymmetry Shifts in Infants of Depressed and Non Depressed Mothers. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 220-229.
  • Diego, M., Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M. (2005). Vagal activity, gastric motility, and weight gain in massaged preterm neonates. The Journal of Pediatrics, 147, 50-55.
  • Diego, M.A. Field, T. Cullen, C., Hernandez-Reif, M., Schanberg, S. & Kuhn, C. (2004). Prepartum, Postpartum and chronic depression effects on infants. Psychiatry, 67, 63-80.
  • Diego M.A., Field, T., Jones, N.A., Hernandez-Reif, M., Cullen, C., Shanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2004). EEG responses to mocked facial expressions by infants of depressed mothers. Infant Behavior and Development, 27, 150-162.