Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Limited, 2010 - Brain - 408 pages
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Whats the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a childs brain? Whats the best way to handle temper tantrums? Scientists know. In his New York Times bestseller Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina showed us how our brains really work - and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools. Now, in Brain Rules for Baby, he shares what the latest science says about how to raise smart and happy children from zero to 5. This book is destined to revolutionize parenting. Just one of the surprises; The best way to get your children into the college of their choice? Teach them impulse control. Brain Rules for Baby bridges the gap between what scientists know and what parents practice. Through fascinating and funny stories, Medina, a developmental molecular biologist and dad, unravels how a childs brain develops and what you can do to optimize it.

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Review: Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded): How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five

User Review  - Tabitha Luczak - Goodreads

I enjoyed this collection of tips for parents. The stories intertwined within the read made the book even more realistic. I like how it is broken up based on feelings, relationships and sleep...etc. I would recommend this as a good read for expecting or new parents. Read full review

Review: Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded): How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

I received this book earlier in July and I read the last chapter first then started at the front. Cause my grand daughter just turned 2 on July 4, 2014 and she is still not sleeping through the night ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Der Molekularbiologe und ehemalige Professor der University of Washington John Medina ist Gr??ndungsdirektor des Talaris Research Institute in Seattle, eines privaten Forschungszentrums, das sich der Frage widmet, wie Babys lernen, und das als Hauptsponsor den Aufbau des neuen Center for Mind, Brain and Learning an der University of Washington unterst??tzt. W??hrend seiner universit??ren Forscherlaufbahn hat sich Medina unter anderem mit der Isolierung und Charakterisierung von Genen befasst, die an der Entwicklung des Herz-Kreislauf-Systems beteiligt sind. Seit einigen Jahren widmet er sich verst??rkt der Wissenschaftskommunikation. Sein voriges Buch "The Clock of Ages" (deutsch: "Die Uhr des Lebens") ist viel gelobt worden.

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