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Why love matters : how affection shapes a baby's brain

Author: Sue Gerhardt
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004 [i.e.] 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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Explains why love is essential to brain development in the early years of life, particularly to the development of our social and emotional brain systems, and presents discoveries that provide the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Gerhardt
ISBN: 9781583918166 1583918167 9781583918173 1583918175
OCLC Number: 780905422
Description: IX, 246 str. : ilustr. ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction. Part I: The Foundations: Babies and their Brains. Back to the Beginning. Building a Brain. Corrosive Cortisol. Conclusion to Part 1. Part II: Shaky Foundations and their Consequences. Trying Not to Feel. Melancholy Baby. Active Harm. Torment. Original Sin. Part III: Too Much Information, Not Enough Solutions. "If All Else Fails, Hug Your Teddy Bear". Birth of the Future. Bibliography.
Responsibility: Sue Gerhardt.
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