Your Child's Growing Mind: Brain Development and Learning From Birth to Adolescence

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Apr 20, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 432 pages
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The completely updated and expanded version of the 1987 classic hailed by parents and educators everywhere.


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User Review  - apartmentcarpet - LibraryThing

A wonderful primer on how a mind forms. Like anyone with young children, I am fascinated by how my son experiences and learns about his world. When you read about some of the science behind it, it becomes even more amazing. Read full review

A must read for teachers and parents!

User Review  - Kids Bookseller - Borders

This is a great book for parents and teachers because it talks in plain English about how children's brains grow and develop and how you can be a better parent/teacher/caregiver to that child. Read full review

Contents

Opening the Black Box
3
Laying the Groundwork in Infancy
27
From Nursery to Schoolroom
51
Development
81
Furnishing the Adult Mind
108
Part
142
Unfolding Language
181
Intelligence Memory
217
Children Read with Their Brains 257
283
Writing and Spelling
321
Creative Minds in Process
350
Selert Bibliography
375
Index
387
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JANE M. HEALY, Ph.D., is an educational psychologist and teacher who has worked with students from preschool through graduate school. She consults and lectures worldwide, helping teachers and parents understand the educational implications of current brain research. She has appeared on national media such as the Today show, Nightline, Good Morning America, CNN, and NPR. A mother and grandmother, she currently lives in Vail, Colorado.


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