The Gale Encyclopedia of Childhood and Adolescence

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Jerome Kagan, Susan B. Gall
Gale Research, 1998 - Psychology - 752 pages
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Written to have a broad appeal, many of the nearly 700 alphabetically arranged entries are signed by one of the book's expert contributors and includes a resource list and a bibliography. An advisory board of leading child development experts, under the editorship of Dr. Jerome Kagan at Harvard University, helped shape and review the content and scope of this reference.

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Edited by Harvard University professor Kagan, this rather academic compilation of almost 700 essays on a wide spectrum of topics concerning child development purports to be a "comprehensive reference ... Read full review

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Jerome Kagan is a developmental psychologist, a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and emeritus professor at Harvard University. He has received the Distinguished Scientist Awards from the American Psychological Association and the Society for Research in Child Development. Jerome Kagan has written several books dealing with the assumptions of the social sciences. He is best known for his research on moral development, infant cognition, and temperamental biases in children.

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