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Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., is clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, co-director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, and executive director of the Mindsight Institute. A graduate of Harvard Medical School, he is the co-author of Parenting from the Inside Out and the author of Mindsight and the internationally acclaimed professional textsThe Mindful Brain and The Developing Mind. Dr. Siegel keynotes conferences and presents workshops throughout the world. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.
Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D., is a pediatric and adolescent psychotherapist, parenting consultant, and the director of parenting education and development for the Mindsight Institute. A frequent lecturer to parents, educators, and professionals, she lives near Los Angeles with her husband and three children.
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Simple, smart, and effective solutions to your childs struggles.Harvey Karp, M.D.
Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson have created a masterly, reader-friendly guide to helping children grow their emotional intelligence. This brilliant method transforms everyday interactions into valuable brain-shaping moments. Anyone who cares for childrenor who loves a childshould read The Whole-Brain Child.Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence
In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist and author of the bestsellingMindsight, and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child rearing with twelve key strategies that foster healthy brain development, leading to calmer, happier children. The authors explainand make accessiblethe new science of how a childs brain is wired and how it matures. The upstairs brain, which makes decisions and balances emotions, is under construction until the mid-twenties. And especially in young children, the right brain and its emotions tend to rule over the logic of the left brain. No wonder kids throw tantrums, fight, or sulk in silence. By applying these discoveries to everyday parenting, you can turn any outburst, argument, or fear into a chance to integrate your childs brain and foster vital growth.
Complete with age-appropriate strategies for dealing with day-to-day struggles and illustrations that will help you explain these concepts to your child,The Whole-Brain Child shows you how to cultivate healthy emotional and intellectual development so that your children can lead balanced, meaningful, and connected lives.
[A] useful child-rearing resource for the entire family . . . The authors include a fair amount of brain science, but they present it for both adult and child audiences.Kirkus Reviews
Strategies for getting a youngster to chill out [with] compassion.The Washington Post
This erudite, tender, and funny book is filled with fresh ideas based on the latest neuroscience research. I urge all parents who want kind, happy, and emotionally healthy kids to readThe Whole-Brain Child. This is my new baby gift.Mary Pipher, Ph.D., author ofReviving Ophelia and The Shelter of Each Other
Gives parents and teachers ideas to get all parts of a healthy childs brain working together.Parent to Parent
|Genre||PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Child|
|Publisher Date||2012-09-11 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Bantam Dell Pub Group|
|Unit weight||0.35 lb|
|Subtitle||12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind|
|Authors||Siegel, Daniel J., M.D.|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind (Paperback)