Jerome Kagan

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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 in collaboration with Thirteen WNET.
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  • ''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 community. They need reassurance that these goals are attainable.''
    Jerome Kagan, U.S. professor of developmental psychology. In Support of Families, ed. Michael W. Yogman and T. Berry Brazelton, ch. 3 (1986).

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