Arnold Gesell Papers 1870-1971 (bulk 1910-1950)


Arnold Gesell Papers, 1870-1971, (bulk 1910-1950)

Arnold Gesell Papers 1870-1971 (bulk 1910-1950)

Psychologist and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, published and unpublished writings, addresses, lectures, and film scripts, clinical and medical books, personnel records, contracts, biographical and genealogical material, abstracts, photographs, research data, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Gesell's work as director of the Yale Clinic of Child Development, his studies of the mental and physical development of infants and children, and his role in the debate on the developmental influences of environment and heredity.

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Helen Bradford Thompson (1847-1947), worked with Arnold Gesell, at the Gesell Institute of Human Development and Yale University--his research has provided fundamental knowledge about the behavior of children between birth and sixteen years of age. Gesell is best known for his theory that children learn best in environments that pay attention to their developmental growth. He had particular interest in alternative schooling practice, theorizing that because it is true that all children do not do...

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