Psychologist Jerome Kagan examines the implications of the idea of temperament for aggressive behavior, conscience, psychopathology, and the degree to which each of us can be expected to control our deepest emotions--an idea proposed nearly 2,000 years ago by a physician named Galen of Pergamon.
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