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Your Brain on Childhood The Unexpected Side Effects of Classrooms, Ballparks, Family Rooms, and the Minivan

ISBN-10: 1616144254
ISBN-13: 9781616144258
Edition: 2011
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 9/20/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 325
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Gabrielle Principe, PhD (Spring City, PA), is associate professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Ursinus College. She is the author of numerous articles in scientific journals.

Preface
The Newest Endangered Species
Fairly Odd Parents and Teachers
And Now for Something Completely Different
Raising Brain
Who Do I Think I Am?
Old Brain, New World
Well, I�ll Be a Chimpanzee�s Uncle
Cloudy with a Chance of Brain
Brains for Brawn
The Beasts Within
I�ll Have the Primordial Soup
A Look under the Hood
Jellyfish iPad
More Is Sometimes Other
Humans, Gorillas, Bananas, Oh My!
What to Expect When You�re Expecting a Human
Expect the Unexpected
Supersized Childhood
Some Assembly Required
This Brain Ain�t Big Enough for the Two Billion of Us
Gaining from Losing
Use It or Lose It
If a Little Is Good, More Must Be Better
Too Much of a Good Thing
When the Brain Still Has That New-Car Smell
You Know What They Say about Big Hands … Big Brains
Is This Any Way to Build a Brain?
Unfinished on Purpose
Rabble Rousers, Roadrunners, and Rumpus Rooms
A Very Fine Whine
It�s All in the Timing
The Twenty-Year Science Project
Like Learning for Chocolate
Fantastic Scientists
Mind-Reading Teachers
Gold Stars, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and As
Why You Don�t Need Smart Children
Stop Saying They�re Smart
For the Dogs
Try and Try Again
What Does �Smart� Mean?
Dogging the Central Dogma
Genius Recipe
Not Enough Tortoise, Too Much Hare
Building Blocks and Building R�sum�s
Brain Shams
The Myth of the Mozart Effect
Your Baby Can memorize
Naturally Speaking
Kindercramming
The Tutor Dynasty
The American Question
The American Question on Steroids
Hidden Mickeys
Less Is More
The Tortoise and the Hare
The Butterfly Effect
The Worst Seat in the House
Blooming, Buzzing Confusion
Why There�s a Hole in Your Refrigerator
Deep Blue Babies
Seeing Eye to Eye
Stroll Patrol
Babywearing
Tummy to Play
Playtime Prisons
The Eyes Have It
Why Apes Don�t Have Facebook Pages
Joint Attention-Getting Device
A Little More Conversation, A Little More Action
Moving Condition
Toying With Children
Toy Stories
These Toys Are Made for Playing
Risky, and Costly, Business
All Play and No Work
Flavored Play
Change in Play, Change in Children
Play It Forward
Wii Little Children
Ooh, Baby, Baby, It�s a Wired World
Brain Change
Antisocial Networking
The Great Electronic Babysitter
Beyond the BoobTube
Game Boys and Girls
Digital Overload
Technology in the Classroom
Bringing Up Blackberry
Organized Crime
Doing Nothing Is Doing Something
Unorganized Sports
Secret Sauce
Everyone�s a Winner
Can�t Teach That
Lightly Scaffolded
An Inside Job
The Changing Habitat of Childhood
Nature-Deficit Disorder
Green Space and Gray Matter
Natural Environments
No Jungle in the Gym
Tonic of Wilderness
Take Two Walks and You�ll Feel Better in the Morning
Thinking outside the House
Old School
The Fourth R
Vowel Movements
Drill, Baby, Drill
Teaching Thinking
Boxed Learning
All Brains Are Not the Same
Packing the Neural Suitcase
Hemorrhoids and Homework
Orangutans on Ritalin
Juggling Chickens
Evolutionary Baggage
How the Modern World Can Make You Hand Over Your Brain
With a Side of Irrationality
Decidedly Seeking Nonscience
Rational Parenting
The Swing Set Is out to Get You
We Fear Strangers and Not Minivans
We Fear Strangers and Not Obesity
We Feel Safer If We (Think We) Are in Control
The Mother of All Biases
But I�m Smart
Special Brain Education
Thinking Outside the Sandbox
Science-y Parenting
More Learning, Less Schooling
Masters of Their Own Play
Take It Outside
Tonic of Childhood
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