Jerome Kagan

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Biographical information

Jerome Kagan is an American developmental psychologist, born in Newark, New Jersey, USA.


He studied at Rutgers and Yale, and did research in developmental psychology at Ohio's Fels Institute (1957-64) before taking up his teaching career at Yale


Main areas of interest

He conducted extensive research on child development

Funded grants


Editorial board/consulting editor

Association affiliations

See also



  • Kagan, J,(1971)Personal Development.
  • Kagan, J,(1978)Growth of the Child.
  • Kagan, J,(1982)The Nature of the Child.
  • Kagan, J & Snidman N,(2004)The Long Shadow of Temperament,Belknap Press.

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