Education: Baby Behavior

The more Arnold Gesell studies children, the more complicated he finds them. Probably the world's best-informed expert on child behavior, he has examined thousands, with cameras and his solemn eye, in his Clinic of Child Development, which he founded at Yale in 1911. It has taken him 19 books to publish his findings. Last week Dr. Gesell turned out his 20th, The First Five Years of Life (Harper; $3.50).

Dr. Gesell believes that children are not only charming but startling, is firmly convinced that it is silly to try to measure them by intelligence...

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