Medicine: What's the Baby's D. Q.?

By the way a baby coos and gurgles, sucks its toes and pats its image in the glass, famed Child Specialist Arnold Gesell of Yale believes he can tell what kind of an adult it will become—whether bright or dull, sociable or seclusive, skillful or clumsy. Last week, Dr. Gesell and his assistant. Dr. Catherine Strunk Amatruda, published a system of scientific tests for measuring and predicting the evolution of personality (Developmental Diagnosis; Hoeber; $6.50). Most of the doctors' prophecies have been subjected to proof, for their studies extend over a period of...

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