Education: Three-Week Parents

John Broadus Watson, famed psychologist, speaking before the first National Conference on Character Education in Schools held in Manhattan last week, cast a red hot coal into the family circle. Said he: "I am arguing for a complete rotation of mothers and a complete rotation of nurses. I don't know how long it takes for conditions of familiarity to grow up between children and father and mother. That point can be determined experimentally. I think it is not longer than two or three weeks, anyway. Therefore, I should never let a mother handle her child longer than three weeks, and I...

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