Jerome Kagan, Ph.D.
Jerome Kagan, Ph.D., emeritus professor of psychology at Harvard University, was co-director of the Harvard Mind/Brain/Behavior Interfaculty Initiative. He is a pioneer in the study of cognitive and emotional development during the first decade of life, focusing on the origins of temperament, and is the author or co-author of more than 20 books, including the classic Galen’s Prophecy: Temperament in Human Nature (Basic Books, 1994; Westview Press, 1997).
Six Good Reasons for Advocating the Importance of Arts in SchoolKeynote address by Jerome Kagan at the conference "Neuroeducation: Learning, Arts, and the Brain"
The argument for arts and music in the curriculum does not have to be sentimental, but can rest on pragmatic grounds, argues Jerome Kagan, emeritus professor of psychology at Harvard and a pioneer in the field of developmental psychology.
The Meaning of Psychological Abnormality
As reports of childhood behavioral problems increase, Dr. Jerome Kagan raises concern about the reliability of these diagnoses. The rapid rise may stem from children’s experiences and pressures on parents and physicians, he argues.
Animal Fear and Human Guilt
A pioneer of research on temperament looks at recent research on the neural bases of fear.