Arnold Lucius Gesell (21 June 1880 - 29 May 1961) was a psychologist and pediatrician who helped develop the field of child development.
Gesell was born in Alma, Wisconsin, whose dysgenic qualities Gesell later analysed in The Village of a Thousand Souls. He was the eldest of five children and the son of a photographer and a teacher, individuals who were both interested in education. ... more »
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''Every generation rediscovers and re-evaluates the meaning of infancy and childhood.''Arnold Gesell (20th century), U.S. child development specialist, and Frances L. Ilg (20th century), U.S. child development specialist. Infant and Chil...