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Two sub-titles help describe this book. "The mental growth careers of eighty-four infants and children," and "A ten-year study from the Clinic of Child Development at Yale University."
In 1928 Dr. Gesell published Infancy and Human Growth in which he reported his mental-growth studies of 123 infants and discussed them from the standpoint of diagnosis and prognosis. Ten year follow-up studies are now reported on about 85 of these children.
These studies are discussed under a variety of headings. Cases are presented to illustrate normal, retarded and accelerated rates of mental growth. A great deal of valuable material is given
Biographies of Child Development.. Ann Intern Med. 1939;13:373. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-2-373_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;13(2):373.
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