The Resource Behave, Andromeda Romano-Lax

Behave, Andromeda Romano-Lax

Label
Behave
Title
Behave
Statement of responsibility
Andromeda Romano-Lax
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1920, when she graduated from Vassar College with her degree in psychology, Rosalie Rayner took a coveted position at the Johns Hopkins research lab to assist the charismatic John B. Watson, the man who pioneered behaviorist psychology. Together, John Watson and Rosalie Rayner conducted experiments on hundreds of babies to prove behaviorist principles of nurture over nature. They also embarked on a scandalous affair that cost them both their jobs. The Watsons' bestselling parenting book, Psychological Care of Infant and Child, which emphasized emotional detachment, affected the upbringings of generations of American children but Rosalie, now a mother herself, had to confront its tenets personally. With Behave, Andromeda Romano-Lax offers a fictional biography of Rosalie Rayner Watson, a woman whose lab work is now widely repudiated but who in her time was at the cutting edge of parenting psychology. This novel is in turns moving and horrifying, a thought-provoking and page-turning read about the meaning of motherhood"--
Summary
With Behave, Andromeda Romano-Lax offers a fictional biography of Rosalie Rayner Watson, a woman whose lab work is now widely repudiated but who in her time was at the cutting edge of parenting psychology. This novel is about the meaning of motherhood
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10457253
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Romano-Lax, Andromeda
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women psychologists
  • Watson, John B.
  • Child psychologists
  • Behaviorism (Psychology)
  • Parenting
  • FICTION / Historical
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Medical
Target audience
adult
Label
Behave, Andromeda Romano-Lax
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-388)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn910294067
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
391 pages
Isbn
9781616956530
Lccn
2015028757
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)910294067
Label
Behave, Andromeda Romano-Lax
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-388)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn910294067
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
391 pages
Isbn
9781616956530
Lccn
2015028757
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)910294067

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