- 0 - 4 Months
- Sudden extension of neck (head dropping into extension suddenly for a few inches)
- RESPONSE: Flexion, abduction of shoulders, extension of elbows, and then extension, abduction of shoulders, flexion of elbows. (Arms abduct with fingers open, then cross into adduction), CRY!
- TEST LAST!!
If this reflex persists, it will interfere with:
- Balance reactions in sitting
- Protective reactions in sitting
- Eye-hand coordination, visual tracking