The Common in the Uncommon Child

Comments on the Child’s Integrative Capacities and on Intuitive Parenting
  • Hanuš Papoušek
Part of the Genesis of Behavior book series (GOBE, volume 3)


To be at this conference has been like walking through a gallery with a rich collection of pieces of information not only showing how uncommon a child or his environment can be but also proving how valid is what we know about the common child. After all, is it not true in general that the interest in the normal development of children has mainly originated from therapeutic difficulties—medical or psychological—caused by abnormality?


Adaptive Capacity Parental Behavior Maternal Behavior High Nervous Activity Instrumental Learning 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hanuš Papoušek
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  1. 1.Developmental PsychobiologyMax-Planck Institute for PsychiatryMunich 40Federal Republic of Germany

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