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Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded): How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five

Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded): How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five (Paperback)

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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 beginsWhy men should do more household choresWhat you do when emotions run hot affects howyour baby turns out, because babies need to feel safeabove allTV is harmful for children under 2Your child's ability to relate to others predicts herfuture math performanceSmart and happy are inseparable. Pursuing your child'sintellectual success at the expense of his happinessachieves neitherPraising effort is better than praising intelligenceThe best predictor of academic performance is notIQ. It's self-controlWhat 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.

Health & WellbeingAdvice on the stages of lifeParentingChild care & upbringingHealth & WellbeingAdvice on the stages of lifeParentingPregnancy, birth & baby care Publisher: Pear Press Publication Date: 22/04/2014 ISBN-13: 9780983263388  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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John Medina, a developmental molecular biologist, has a lifelong fascination with how the mind reacts to and organizes information. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School -- a provocative book that takes on the way our schools and work environments are designed. Medina is an affiliate Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He lives in Seattle, Washington, with his wife and two boys.

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