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ERIC Number: EJ432062
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-066X
Temperamental Factors in Human Development.
Kagan, Jerome; Snidman, Nancy
American Psychologist, v46 n8 p856-62 Aug 1991
The development of two temperamental characteristics--the tendency to approach (uninhibited) and the tendency to avoid (inhibited) unfamiliar events--may be partially controlled by genetic predisposition. Discusses the results of a study indicating that the level of motor responses and crying in response to unfamiliar stimuli in four month olds predicts inhibited or uninhibited behavior patterns at age two. (CJS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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