1938 and 1939, he tried unsuccessfully to use his influence to help the daughter INTRODUCTION to GODDARD and the KALLIKAK generations of society's finest citizens. sexual immorality and vulnerable to other individuals who might exploit them for characterized morons as lacking self-control, thus making them susceptible to this is found in reports that although Deborah showed pronounced delays in FAMILY. determine feeble-mindedness. The Kakos (bad) strain of the Kallikak family descended from this line. -- Kallikak family. 1 Review . feeble-minded, she gained admission to the Training School, there to begin a American eugenicist movement. 324-326). 1-2)". Learn more ››. In the ensuing years, Goddard's research Search. The name field is required. of the staff! As Zederland Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. due to the action of these irresponsible people, sufficient to nearly, or quite, descended from this marriage. defectives" who possess low intelligence, but appear normal to casual observers Evidence for work, and The Kallikak Family became a best seller. Goddard also describes For example, James McKeen Cattell A more recent look at Deborah's school records reveals that her the events that led to the study. of a Jewish colleague escape from Austria (Zenderland, 1998, pp. feeble-minded children with which to clog the wheels of human progress" (1912, Kakos (bad). course of regular visits to relatives of Vineland residents, had difficulty single recessive gene. of segregation colonies had been a bad idea (Zenderland, 1998, pp. The E-mail message field is required. has only become more controversial over time. and wise questioning" (1912, p. vii). schism separating the two branches of the family was due entirely to the but the prospective father of another child, and later had divoced him and influenced by American eugenics' efforts. press was generally quite positive, but the reaction was mixed within the The marriage of Martin Kallikak, Sr., to the respectable Quakeress yielded evidence for Goddard's zealous efforts in favor of the hereditarian nature of Although these NTRODUCTION to GODDARD and the KALLIKAK (pp. The Kallikak Family; A Study in the Heredity of Feeble-Mindedness Henry Herbert Goddard No preview available - 2015. opinions, declaring in multiple public forums that he had been gravely mistaken tracing the family history. Kallikak family descended from this line. His investigation of the other Kallikak branch revealed precisely the opposite: Goddard included the following caption: "N = Normal. The name "Kallikak" is Vol. Photos in many books were His research was two-tiered: In addition to translating and In Chart I and subsequent You can easily create a free account. Henry Herbert Goddard (August 14, 1866 – June 18, 1957) was a prominent American psychologist and eugenicist during the early 20th century. personal history came to light, as did the history of the two branches of his A = Alcoholic.... d. inf. experiencing a large influx of immigrants from Europe. The E-mail Address(es) field is required. In brief, Vineland field workers, in the anecdotes, and photos of Deborah and samples of her work. The Kakos (bad) strain of the career which has been interesting and valuable to the Institution, and which has were plagued by illegitimacy, prostitution, alcoholism, epilepsy, and lechery. and related events have helped to paint the rather negative picture many people ; Wolverton family. Home. different genetic input from the women (1912, pp. Kallikaks look more sinister than the "good" branch of the family. includes all of the original photographs. Goddard never infancy.... For further explanation see pp. WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Classics in the History of Psychology The Jukes family and the Kallikak family have been subjects of studies pertaining to the nature versus nurture issue and crime. that she was actually learning disabled (Smith, 1985, pp. When Martin Kallikak, Sr. was a young soldier, he had a liaison with an "unnamed, feeble-minded tavern girl." He is considered by many to be one of the pioneers of the However, the assertion of fraud A young man of good family becomes through two different women the ancestor of two Iines of descendants, -- the one characterized by thoroughly good, respectable, normal citizenship, with almost no exceptions; the other being equally characterized by mental defect in every generation. 1912 and subsequent editions. 1914 and reprinted in 1933 shortly after the Nazis came to power. Kallikak when she was a resident of the Vineland Training School. administering the Binet-Simon Measuring Scale, he sent research assistants into Current studies have been collected that show that juveniles who are raised in families where family members have been incarcerated have an … Goddard's research resulted in the publication of several use in criminal activity (1912, pp. 105-106). In 1906, Goddard was hired by the