An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”
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The mental growth of the pre-school child: A psychological outline of normal development from birth to the sixth year, including a system of development diagnosis.New York: Macmillan, 1925.
"The Maturational Theory of child development was introduced in 1925 by Dr. Arnold Gesell, an American educator, pediatrician and clinical psychologist whose studies focused on "the course, the pattern and the rate of maturational growth in normal and exceptional children"(Gesell 1928). Gesell carried out many observational studies during more than 50 years working at the Yale Clinic of Child Development, where he is credited as a founder. Gesell and his colleagues documented a set of behavioral norms that illustrate sequential & predictable patterns of growth and development. Gesell asserted that all children go through the same stages of development in the same sequence, although each child may move through these stages at their own rate  Gesell's Maturational Theory has influenced child-rearing and primary education methods since it was introduced. (Wikipedia article on Gesell's Maturational Theory, accessed 05-2018). Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link. Various films made by Gesell and/or showing him at work are available on YouTube.
Subjects: IMAGING › Cinematography, PSYCHOLOGY › Child