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Its Place in Human Development, With a New Foreword by the Authors

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$39.00 • £31.95 • €35.00

ISBN 9780674452619

Publication Date: 01/01/1978


462 pages



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Raises important questions about our culture’s entrenched but unproven belief that infant experience is particularly important in shaping adult character and intellect. In many ways, this book provides the counter-arguments to…alarms about the decline of mothering.Psychology Today

Poetically and seductively written, Infancy expresses a valuable perspective on research methods and assumptions, offers thought-provoking data on cognitive processes of emotional development, and provides a careful demonstration that excellent day care is not obviously harmful.American Scientist

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