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An Argument for Mind By Jerome Kagan

An Argument for Mind by Jerome Kagan

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Summary

Argues that a complete understanding of brain is not synonymous with a full explanation of mind. This work covers topics such as: the abandonment of orthodox forms of behaviourism and psychoanalysis; the forces that inspired later-twentieth-century curiosity about young children; and, why B F Skinner chose to study psychology.

An Argument for Mind Summary

An Argument for Mind by Jerome Kagan

In this elegantly written book, Jerome Kagan melds the history of the field of psychology during the past 50 years with the story of his own research efforts of the same period and an analysis of what he terms "the currently rocky romance between psycholo

An Argument for Mind Reviews

"'In this compelling academic memoir, Kagan draws on decades of his own and others' research in education and child development to challenge the assumption that early childhood experience determines adult disposition... Written with masterly clarity and accessibility, Kagan's history of a young science and of his own contributions to it will inspire and enrich all those interested in educational and child psychology." Publishers Weekly (starred review)"

About Jerome Kagan

Jerome Kagan is professor of psychology emeritus, Harvard University, and was co-director of the Mind/Brain/Behavior Interfaculty Initiative at Harvard.

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GOR005049272
An Argument for Mind by Jerome Kagan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Yale University Press
2007-08-28
304
0300126034
9780300126037
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