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Brain Rules for Baby : How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five: Medina, John/ Cutchlow, Tracy (EDT): BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Brain Rules for Baby : How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five
Brain Rules for Baby : How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five
Publisher : Pear Pr
Published Date : 2011/12
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780983263302

BookWeb Price : MYR 60.95
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Language : English

Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A97242400
Place of Publication: United States
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Table of Contents
 
Brain Rules                                        i
Introduction                                       1  (18)
      Parenting's purpose is brain development
      The importance of being selective about
      science
      Why do we need parents, anyway?
      Five inescapable questions
    Pregnancy                                      19 (36)
      Four things that improve a baby's brain
      development
      Is morning sickness a good thing?
      When your baby can hear you, smell you
      The effects of severe stress
    Relationship                                   55 (34)
      Bundle of joy? Yes, but...
      The four biggest reasons you'll fight
      Guys, get out the vacuum cleaner
      Two steps to a relationship that's good
      for baby
    Smart Baby: Seeds                              89 (32)
      8,000 neurons per second!
      The brain cannot learn unless it feels
      safe
      What does "smart" mean?
      Seven types of intelligence
      Every brain is wired differently
    Smart Baby: Soil                               121(38)
      The best kind of playroom
      Talking to your child improves IQ
      How to raise cognition scores by 50%
      TV before age 2
      The harm in hyper-parenting
    Happy Baby: Seeds                              159(30)
      Could happiness be genetic?
      Where emotions happen in the brain
      Magical mirror neurons
      Emotions and logic are not as separate as
      you think
    Happy Baby: Soil                               189(30)
      The secret to happiness
      Using empathy to calm your child's nerves
      The one parenting style that works
    Moral Baby                                     219(34)
      Are babies born moral?
      The three-legged stool of discipline
      Kids lie a lot (every two hours, by age 4)
      Explaining your rules
Conclusion                                         253(8)
Practical Tips                                     261(16)
Acknowledgements                                   277(1)
Index                                              278
 

What'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 five. 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 baby turns out, because babies need to feel safe above all 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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