ERIC Number: EJ444936
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Arnold L. Gesell: The Paradox of Nature and Nurture.
Thelen, Esther; Adolph, Karen E.
Developmental Psychology, v28 n3 p368-80 May 1992
Examines the impact of Arnold L. Gesell on developmental psychology. Gesell is best remembered for his developmental norms, acquired from observations of infants and children. Gesell's ideas about maturation have lost favor, but his belief in infants' native abilities is still a dominant theme in theories. (BC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Opinion Papers
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