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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Science inside the child.
Hove, East Sussex ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource|
|Contents:||Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; 1 Introduction: In which I explain why this is not an advice book and why it is worth your attention; 2 Science's stories: In which we have a look at different ways of knowing; 3 Evolution: In which we pootle around in deep time and consider how evolution and children fit together; 4 Genetics and epigenesis: In which we look at why the 'language of the genome' needs interpretation; 5 Neuroscience: In which we look at the wiring and workings of children's brains. 6 Psychoneuroendocrinology: In which we consider hormones, feel good factors, and other contributors to coping with stress and challenge7 Epidemiology: In which we look at what affects development (along with everything else); 8 Psychology: In which we look especially at parenting behaviour; 9 How to make things better: In which there is actually some advice; Further reading and notes to chapters; Index.|
'This book's unpretentious style makes it highly readable. Sara Meadows helpfully explains the basics of various scientific approaches and shows their relevance to child development.' - Sue Gerhardt,