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What's Going on in There? How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life

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ISBN-10: 0553378252

ISBN-13: 9780553378252

Edition: 2000

Authors: Lise Eliot

List price: $22.00
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As a research neuroscientist, Lise Eliot has made the study of the human brain her life's work. But it wasn't until she was pregnant with her first child that she became intrigued with the study of brain development. She wanted to know precisely how the baby's brain is formed, and when and how each sense, skill, and cognitive ability is developed. And just as important, she was interested in finding out how her role as a nurturer can affect this complex process. How much of her baby's development is genetically ordained--and how much is determined by environment? Is there anything parents can do to make their babies' brains work better--to help them become smarter, happier people? Drawing…    
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/3/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Lise Eliot, Ph.D., is a neurobiologist & assistant professor at the Chicago Medical School. She received her Ph.D. in neuroscience from Columbia University & has published papers in professional journals. She lives outside Chicago with her husband & three young children.