Parenting the Teenage Brain Understanding a Work in Progress

ISBN-10: 1578866219
ISBN-13: 9781578866212
Edition: 2007
Authors: Sheryl Feinstein
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 162
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

The field of neuroscience is continually churning out exciting discoveries that help us better understand the human brain. Observing the brain while in action provides rich information on the behavior of teenagers giving us insight into their emotional and cognitive state. This book combines research from neuroscience and psychology along with a heavy dose of common sense and humor to offer parents important strategies to support and guide their teenager.

Learn more about Sheryl Feinstein's PD offerings Sheryl Feinstein is an Associate Professor at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD where she teaches in the Education Department. She is the author of a number of books, including Secrets of the Teenage Brain 2nd Ed (2009), Corwin Press; The Praeger Handbook of Learning and the Brain 2 vol. (2006), Praeger Publisher; Parenting the Teenage Brain: Understanding a Work in Progress , Teaching the At Risk Teenage Brain , and Inside the Teenage Brain: Understanding a Work in Progress (2009), Rowman & Littlefield Publisher; 101 Insights and Strategies for Parenting Teenagers (Fall, 2009), Healthy Learning Publishers; and Tanzanian Women in Their Own Words: Stories of Chronic Illness and Disability, (2009), Lexington Press. In addition to teaching at Augustana College, Feinstein consults at a correctional facility for adolescent boys and at a separate site for Emotionally/Behaviorally Disturbed (EBD) adolescents in Minnesota. She was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 2007-2008 to Tanzania where she taught at Tumaini University in Iringa and conducted research involving the adolescent. In 2006 she was a fellow at Oxford, UK. Prior to joining Augustana College, Feinstein was an administrator for a K-12 school district in Minnesota and taught in the public schools in South Dakota and a private school in Missouri.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
The Teenage Brain: A Work in Progress
Parenting Styles: What Kind of Parent Are You?
Strategies That Work and Don't Work with Teenagers
Triggering Misbehavior
Social Life: The Teen Scene
Surviving Your Teenager's Emotions
Physical Changes: Under Construction
Getting an Education
The Family Rules
Technology: The Medium and the Message
Teens at Risk
Parenting Glossary
References
Index
About the Author

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