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NurtureShock : new thinking about children

Author: Po Bronson; Ashley Merryman
Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2011, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st trade edView all editions and formats
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Award-winning science journalists Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman demonstrate that many of modern society's strategies for nurturing children are in fact backfiring--because key twists in the science of child development have been overlooked. The authors discuss the inverse power of praise, why insufficient sleep adversely affects kids' capacity to learn, why white parents don't talk about race, why kids lie, why  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Po Bronson; Ashley Merryman
ISBN: 0446504130 9780446504133
OCLC Number: 618326381
Description: xv, 336 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The inverse power of praise --
The lost hour --
Why white parents don't talk about race --
Why kids lie --
The search for intelligent life in kindergarten --
The sibling effect --
The science of teen rebellion --
Can self-control be taught? --
Plays well with others --
Why Hannah talks and Alyssa doesn't --
Conclusion : The myth of the supertrait.
Other Titles: Nurture shock
Responsibility: Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman.

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Award-winning science journalists Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman demonstrate that many of modern society's strategies for nurturing children are in fact backfiring--because key twists in the science of child development have been overlooked. The authors discuss the inverse power of praise, why insufficient sleep adversely affects kids' capacity to learn, why white parents don't talk about race, why kids lie, why evaluation methods for "giftedness" and accompanying programs don't work, and why siblings really fight.

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