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Pink brain, blue brain : how small differences grow into troublesome gaps--and what we can do about it

Author: Lise Eliot
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A neuroscientist shatters the myths about gender differences, arguing that the brains of boys and girls are largely shaped by how they spend their time, and offers parents and teachers concrete ways to avoid reinforcing harmful stereotypes.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lise Eliot
ISBN: 9780618393114 0618393110
OCLC Number: 308199282
Description: ix, 420 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Pink and blue in the womb --
Under the pink or blue blankie --
Learning through play in the preschool years --
Starting school --
The wonder of words --
Sex, math, and science --
Love and war --
Truce time.
Responsibility: Lise Eliot.
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A neuroscientist shatters the myths about gender differences, arguing that the brains of boys and girls are largely shaped by how they spend their time, and offers parents and teachers concrete ways to avoid reinforcing harmful stereotypes.

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