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Jerome Kagan (1296)

Interests
Developmental psychology, personality and social psychology, physiological and comparative psychology
Nationality
American
Born
1929, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Short Biography
Jerome Kagan (born February 25, 1929) is an American psychologist, and Daniel and Amy Starch Research Professor of Psychology, Emeritus at Harvard University, and co-faculty at the New England Complex Systems Institute. He is one of the key pioneers of ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BS Rutgers University, 1950
  • MA Harvard University, 1954
  • PhD Yale Univc:rsity, 1954
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor of Human Development, Harvard University
  • President, APA Division 7
  • Hofheimer Prize, American Psychiatric Association, 1962
  • Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal, Yale University, 1982
  • Member, Program Committee, AAAS, 1993-4
  • G. Stanley Hall Award, Division 7, APA 1994
  • Editorial Board, Child Development, Developmental Psychology
Principal Publications
  • 1962 Birth to Maturity. Wiley (with H. A. Moss).
  • 1964 Information processing in the child. Psychological Monographs, no. 78.
  • 1967 On the need for relativism. American Psychologist, 22, 131-42.
  • 1971 Change and Continuity in Infancy. Wiley.
  • 1972 Do children think? Scientific American, 226, 74-82.
  • 1973 Cross-cultural perspectives on early development. American Psychologist, 28, 947-61 (with R. E. Klein).
  • 1973 Memory and meaning in two cultures. Child Development, 44, 221-3.
  • 1976 Emergent themes in human development. American Scientist, 64, 186-96.
  • 1978 Infancy. Harvard University Press (with R. Kearsley and P. Zelazo).
  • 1978 Infant antecedents of cognitive functioning. Child Development, 49, 1005-23.
  • 1979 A Cross-Cultural Study of Cognitive Development. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 44, no. 5 (with R. E. Klein, G. E. Finley, B. Rogoff and E. Nolan).
  • 1981 The Second Year. Harvard University Press.
  • 1984 The Nature of the Child. Basic Books.
  • 1984 Behavioral inhibition to the unfamiliar. Child Development, 55, 2212-25.
  • 1984 Behavioral inhibition in young children. Child Development, 55, 1005-19 (with C. C. Garcia and J. S. Reznick).
  • 1988 The physiology and psychology of behavioral inhibition in children. Annual Progress in Child Psychiatry and Child Development, 102-27 (with J. S. Reznick and N. Snidman).
  • 1994 On the nature of emotion. Monographs ofthe Society for Research in Child Development, 59, 7-24, and 250-83.