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

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The classic guide to understanding childrens mental development is now updated and better than ever!

Hailed by parents and educators, Your Childs 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 todays 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 youngsters mental, personal, and academic growth.

Synopsis:

The classic guide to understanding childrens mental development is now updated and better than ever!

Hailed by parents and educators, Your Childs 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 todays 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 youngsters mental, personal, and academic growth.

Synopsis:

The completely updated and expanded version of the 1987 classic hailed by parents and educators everywhere.

About the Author

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780767916158
Subtitle:
Brain Development and Learning From Birth to Adolescence
Author:
Healy, Jane
Author:
Jane Healy
Author:
Healy, Jane M.
Publisher:
Harmony
Location:
New York
Subject:
Child rearing
Subject:
Educational Psychology
Subject:
Learning, psychology of
Subject:
Pediatric neuropsychology.
Subject:
Psychotherapy - Child & Adolescent
Subject:
General Family & Relationships
Subject:
Psychology-Child Psychology
Subject:
Child Development
Subject:
parenting;education;child development;psychology;children;learning;development;brain development;non-fiction;child psychology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
2003s-20
Publication Date:
20040525
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.46x5.31x1.17 in. .84 lbs.

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Product details 432 pages Broadway Books - English 9780767916158 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The classic guide to understanding childrens mental development is now updated and better than ever!

Hailed by parents and educators, Your Childs 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 todays 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 youngsters mental, personal, and academic growth.

"Synopsis" by , The completely updated and expanded version of the 1987 classic hailed by parents and educators everywhere.
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