A Trio of Concerns

@article{Kagan2007ATO,
  title={A Trio of Concerns},
  author={Jerome Kagan},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={2},
  pages={361 - 376}
}
  • J. Kagan
  • Published 1 December 2007
  • Psychology
  • Perspectives on Psychological Science
This essay assesses the two most significant changes in psychology over the past century: the attempt to localize psychological phenomena in restricted brain sites and the search for genetic contributions to behavior and psychopathology. Although there are advantages to these new developments, they are accompanied by some questionable assumptions. Because the investigators in these domains often relate variation in their biological measures to variation in personality traits evaluated with… 
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