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    DescriptionWhat's the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a child's brain? What's the best way to handle temper tantrums? Scientists know. In his New York Times bestseller Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina showed us how our brains really work--and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools. Now, in Brain Rules for Baby, he shares what the latest science says about how to raise smart and happy children from zero to 5. This book is destined to revolutionize parenting. Just one of the surprises: The best way to get your children into the college of their choice? Teach them impulse control. Brain Rules for Baby bridges the gap between what scientists know and what parents practice. Through fascinating and funny stories, Medina, a developmental molecular biologist and dad, unravels how a child's brain develops--and what you can do to optimize it. You will view your children--and how to raise them--in a whole new light. You'll learn: Where nature ends and nurture begins Why men should do more household chores What you do when emotions run hot affects how your child turns out TV is harmful for children under 2 Your child's ability to relate to others predicts her future math performance Smart and happy are inseparable. Pursuing your child's intellectual success at the expense of his happiness achieves neither Praising effort is better than praising intelligence The best predictor of academic performance is not IQ. It's self control What you do right now--before pregnancy, during pregnancy, and through the first five years--will affect your children for the rest of their lives. Brain Rules for Baby is an indispensable guide.


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    Title
    Brain Rules for Baby
    Subtitle
    How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five
    Authors and contributors
    Read by John Medina
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 190 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 271 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780979777769
    ISBN 10: 0979777763
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC E4L: CHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: VFXC
    DC21: 649.1
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    B&T General Subject: 670
    DC22: 649.1
    Ingram Subject Code: JN
    Libri: I-JN
    BISAC V2.8: FAM034000
    LC classification: QP
    BISAC V2.8: PSY004000
    Abridged Dewey: 612
    BISAC V2.8: PSY024000, FAM025000
    B&T Approval Code: A11200000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 55320
    Thema V1.0: VFXC
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    Pear Press
    Imprint name
    Pear Press
    Publication date
    04 November 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Seattle
    Author Information
    John Medina is a developmental molecular biologist and research consultant. He is the author of the long-running New York Times bestseller, Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School. He is an affiliate Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is also the director of the Brain Center for Applied Learning Research at Seattle Pacific University. Medina lives in Seattle, WA, with his wife and two boys.