Jerome Kagan is an American psychologist. He was born in 1929 in Newark, New Jersey, and grew up in Rahway, New Jersey. Kagan is currently retired after being a professor at Harvard University in the Developmental program. He is one of the key pioneers of developmental psychology. He is Daniel and Amy Starch Research Professor of Psychology, Emeritus at Harvard University, and co-faculty at the ... more »
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''Genes and family may determine the foundation of the house, but time and place determine its form.''Jerome Kagan (20th century), U.S. professor of development psychology. As quoted in Childhood, Robert H. Wozniak (1991). A viewer's guide produced...
During the latency years, American children need experiences that promote academic talents, a sense of responsibility, and most important, a belief that they can attain the goals valued by self and co...Jerome Kagan, U.S. professor of developmental psychology. In Support of Families, ed. Michael W. Yogman and T. Berry Brazelton, ch. 3 (1986).