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Myth of the First Three Years A New Understanding of Early Brain Development and Lifelong Learning

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ISBN-10: 0743242602

ISBN-13: 9780743242608

Edition: 2002

Authors: John Bruer

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Most parents today have accepted the message that the first three years of a baby's life determine whether or not the child will grow into a successful, thinking person. But is this powerful warning true? Do all the doors shut if baby's brain doesn't get just the right amount of stimulation during the first three years of life? Have discoveries from the new brain science really proved that parents are wholly responsible for their child's intellectual successes and failures alike? Are parents losing the "brain wars"? No, argues national expert John Bruer. In The Myth of the First Three Years he offers parents new hope by debunking our most popular beliefs about the all-or-nothing effects of…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 4/5/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

John T. Bruer is President of the James S. McDonnell Foundation.

Through the Prism of the First Three Years
The Starting Points
Neural Connections: Some You Use, Some You Loose
Be All That You Can Be: Critical Periods
Club Med or Solitary: The Importance of Enriched Environments
What's a Mother (or the Rest of Us) to Do?