A Thousand Days of Wonder: A Scientist's Chronicle of His Daughter's Developing Mind
A father's intimate look at his daughter's developing mind from birth to age three
Unlike any other time in our lives, we remember almost nothing from our first three years. As infants, not only are we like the proverbial blank slate but our memories are like teflon: nothing sticks. In this beautifully written account of his daughter's first three years, Charles Fernyhough combines his vivid observations with a synthesis of developmental theory, re-creating what that time, lost to the memory of adults, is like from a child's perspective.
In A Thousand Days of Wonder, Fernyhough, a psychologist and novelist, attempts to get inside his daughter's head as she acquires all the faculties that make us human, including social skills, language, morality, and a sense of self. Written with a father's tenderness and a novelist's empathy and style, this unique book taps into a parent's wonder at the processes of psychological development.
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A Thousand Days Of WonderUser Review - gabc - Overstock.com
I am a Physical Therapist who has worked with premies to teens. I have been interested in not only the physical and peripheral neurological development of babies but the possibility of understanding ... Read full review
Great Book!User Review - samsierra7 - Overstock.com
This was a very interesting book...I would definately reccomend it! Read full review