Do the first two years of life really determine a child's future? Are human beings, like other primates, only motivated by pleasure? Do people actually possess stable traits like intelligence, fear, etc.? Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan challenges some of our most cherished notions about human nature.

Three Seductive Ideas 2000, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674001978

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Three Seductive Ideas 1998, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674890336