Your Child's Growing Mind: Brain Development and Learning from Birth to Adolescence (Paperback)

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    JANE M. HEALY, Ph.D., is an educational psychologist and teacher who has worked with students from preschool through graduate school. She consults and lectures worldwide, helping teachers and parents understand the educational implications of current brain research. She has appeared on national media such as the Today show, Nightline, Good Morning America, CNN, and NPR. A mother and grandmother, she currently lives in Vail, Colorado.
    The classic guide to understanding children’s mental development is now updated and better than ever!

    Hailed by parents and educators, Your Child’s Growing Mind is a window into the fascinating process of brain development and learning. It looks at the roots of emotion, intelligence, and creativity, translating the most current scientific research into practical suggestions for parents and teachers.

    Dr. Healy also addresses academic learning, offering countless suggestions for how parents can help without pushing. She explains the building blocks of reading, writing, spelling, and mathematics and shows how to help youngsters of all ages develop motivation, attention, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

    Using the science of childhood development, she also examines today’s hot issues, including learning disabilities, ADHD, influences of electronic media, and the hazards of forced early learning. From infancy to adolescence, this is the perfect guide to helping and enjoying a youngster’s mental, personal, and academic growth.

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    ISBN 9780767916158
    Genre FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 409
    Publisher Date 2004-05-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Harmony Books
    Copyright Year 2004
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 0.85 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Brain Development and Learning from Birth to Adolescence
    Edition Number 3
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Healy, Jane M.

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