This vintage book contains a fascinating monograph on infant behaviour. It forms a comprehensive analysis of their genesis and growth, based on periodic developmental examinations of normative infants throughout the first year their life. This book is highly recommended for those with an interest in child development and its history, and it would make for a great addition to collections of related literature. The chapters of this book include: "A Developmental Study of the First Year of Life", "The Normative Observations", "Normative Characteristics of Infant Behaviour", "The Ontogenetic Patterning of Behaviour", "Mental Growth and Maturation", and "The Developmental Diagnosis of Infant Behaviour". This text was first published in 1934 and is being republished now in an affordable, modern edition - complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.