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Competing Interests

Nicholas A Badcock is an Academic Editor for PeerJ.

Author Contributions

Nicholas A Badcock conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Rachael Spooner performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Jessica Hofmann performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Atlanta J Flitton performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Scott Elliott performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Lisa Kurylowicz performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Louise M Lavrencic performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Heather M Payne analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Georgina K Holt contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Anneka Holden contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Owen F Churches conceived and designed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Mark J Kohler conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Hannah AD Keage conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Human Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

The research was approved by the University of South Australia (UniSA) & the Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN) Human Research Ethics Committee - reference numbers:

Experiment 1: 0000025883 (Uni SA) & REC2288/6/13 (WCHN)

Experiment 2: 0000031040 (Uni SA)

Guardians or participants provided informed written consent for involvement in the research.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Data processing code is available at GitHub: https://github.com/nicalbee/dopStep

Funding

This research was supported by a programme grant from the Wellcome Trust (ref 082498/Z/07/Z) and Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence Grant [CE110001021]. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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