Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded)

Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded)

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Whata€™s the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a childa€™s brain? Whata€™s 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 worka€”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 five. 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 childa€™s brain develops a€“ and what you can do to optimize it. You will view your childrena€”and how to raise thema€”in a whole new light. Youa€™ll learn: Where nature ends and nurture begins Why men should do more household chores What you do when emotions run hot affects how your baby turns out, because babies need to feel safe above all TV is harmful for children under 2 Your childa€™s ability to relate to others predicts her future math performance Smart and happy are inseparable. Pursuing your childa€™s intellectual success at the expense of his happiness achieves neither Praising effort is better than praising intelligence The best predictor of academic performance is not IQ. Ita€™s self-control What you do right nowa€”before pregnancy, during pregnancy, and through the first five yearsa€”will affect your children for the rest of their lives. Brain Rules for Baby is an indispensable guide.A few years later, at the ripe old age of 38, he was dead. ... In a group setting, such a task is extremely intellectually demanding, even for adults. ... be: a€œI am going to have tea with my dollies at the zoo, a€ or a€œI am going to make a Lego castle and pretend Ia#39;m the knight. ... The kids receive direct, openended instruction about theanbsp;...

Title:Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded)
Author:John Medina
Publisher:Pear Press - 2014-04-22


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