October 4, 2009
Publication: The New York Times Magazine
The article by Robin Marantz Henig describes research into the development of human temperament by two former and current Center affiliates: Jerome Kagan and Nathan A. Fox. Kagan, who is the Daniel and Amy Starch Research Professor of Psychology, Emeritus, in Harvard’s psychology department, was a member of the Center’s Core Research Seminar from 2006 to 2008. Fox, distinguished university professor and director of the child development laboratory at the University of Maryland College Park, is a current member of the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child.