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Gopnik, Alison

Summary: "Caring deeply about our children is part of what makes us human. Yet the thing we call 'parenting' is a surprisingly new invention. In the past thirty years, the concept of parenting and the multibillion dollar industry surrounding it have transformed child care into obsessive, controlling, and goal-oriented labor intended to create a particular kind of child and thereby a particular kind of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 GOP

Bloom, Paul

Summary: "A leading cognitive scientist argues that a deep sense of good and evil is bred in the bone. From Sigmund Freud to Lawrence Kohlberg, psychologists have long believed that we begin life as amoral animals. After all, isn't it the parents' role to turn babies into civilized beings who can experience empathy and shame, and override selfish impulses? In Just Babies, Paul Bloom argues that humans...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.4 BLO

Siegel, Daniel J.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "The authors of the Los Angeles Times bestselling The Whole-Brain Child team up again to offer parents of children aged 2-13 a practical roadmap to effective, productive, and more peaceful discipline, highlighting the fascinating and important connectionbetween the way a parent reacts to misbehavior and a child's neurological development"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 2014

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Mischel, Walter.

Summary: "Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it. A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her behavior later in life? The world's leading expert on self-control, Walter Mischel has proven that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 MIS

Santomero, Angela C.

Summary: "The award-winning creator of Blue's Clues, Super Why!, and Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood shares the secret sauce behind her shows' powerful, transformative results in the form of eleven research-based, foundational "clues" to ensure that preschoolers flourish academically, socially, and emotionally during this critical time"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 SAN
1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 649 SAN

Siegel, Daniel J.

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Summary: "One of the very best scientific predictors for how any child turns out--in terms of happiness, academic success, leadership skills, and meaningful relationships--is whether at least one adult in their life has consistently shown up for them. In an age of scheduling demands and digital distractions, this might sound like a tall order. But as bestselling authors Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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Foss, Ben.

Summary: "Finally, a groundbreaking book that reveals what your dyslexic child is experiencing--and what you can do so that he or she can thrive More than thirty million people in the United States are dyslexic--a brain-based genetic trait, often labeled as a "learning disability" or "learning difference," that makes interpreting text and reading difficult. Yet even though children with dyslexia may...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618 FOS

Borba, Michele

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Summary: "Bestselling author Michele Borba offers a 9-step program to help parents cultivate empathy in children, from birth to young adulthood--and explains why developing a healthy sense of empathy is a key predictor of which kids will thrive and succeed in thefuture. In our hyper-connected, social-media-saturated society, many of us (especially young people) are so obsessed with snapping "selfies"...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2016

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Forrest, Bonny Jo.

Summary: "A parental road map to navigate a child's mental health Helping parents determine whether their child's behavior is typical for the age or, possibly, a sign of something more serious they should look into, Will My Kid Grow Out of It? uses lay terms and concrete examples to aid adults in establishing if their child may have a commonly diagnosed issue such as ADHD, depression, a learning...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 155 FOR

Gardner, Howard

Summary: " No one has failed to notice that the current generation of youth is deeply-some would say totally-involved with digital media. Professors Howard Gardner and Katie Davis name today's young people The App Generation, and in this spellbinding book they explore what it means to be "app-dependent" versus "app-enabled" and how life for this generation differs from life before the digital era. ...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 004.67 GAR

Payne, Kim John.

Summary: "In this groundbreaking book, parenting expert and acclaimed author of the bestselling book Simplicity Parenting Kim John Payne, M.Ed., flips the script on children's challenging or defiant behavior and lays out an elegantly simple plan to support parents in establishing loving, age-sensitive boundaries that help children feel safe and settled. In short: What looks like misbehavior is actually...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 649 PAY

Kaufman, Raun Kahlil

Summary: "As a boy, Raun Kaufman was diagnosed by multiple experts as severely autistic, with an IQ below 30, and destined to spend his life in an institution. Years later, Raun graduated with a degree in Biomedical Ethics from Brown University and has become a passionate and articulate spokesperson for the autism community. So what happened? Thanks to Son-Rise, an incredible program his parents...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85882 KAU

Boyce, W. Thomas

Summary: "From one of the world's foremost researchers and pioneers of pediatric health--a book that offers hope and a pathway to success for parents, teachers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and child development experts coping with "difficult" children, fully exploring the author's revolutionary discovery about childhood development, parenting, and the key to helping all children find happiness and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2019

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Golombok, Susan.

Summary: "Modern Families brings together research on parenting and child development in new family forms including lesbian mother families, gay father families, families headed by single mothers by choice and families created by assisted reproductive technologiessuch as in vitro fertilisation (IVF), egg donation, sperm donation, embryo donation and surrogacy. This research is examined in the context of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 GOL

Summary: It's the mystery of mysteries, especially to parents. This edition of Frontline features experts who are exploring the recesses of the brain to find explanations for why adolescents behave the way they do. Brain mapping reveals a new understanding of what happens during puberty and the unusual sleep patterns of teenagers. The program discusses how these new discoveries can change the way we...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2001

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Summary: David Vandenbrink seems like a normal, bright, articulate 21-year-old man. There is little to suggest, on the surface, that while in his mother's womb he suffered permanent brain damage. David suffers from fetal alcohol syndrome or FAS, a condition that went undiagnosed for the first eighteen years of his life, causing confusion, anger, and pain for him and his adoptive family. The damage from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: The work of Jean Piaget has become the foundation of developmental psychology and the basis for changes in educational practice. In this program, David Elkind - author of The Hurried Child and Miseducation and a student of Piaget - explores the roots of Piaget’s work and outlines important vocabulary and concepts that structure much of the study of child development. Using both archival film of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1989

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