Nurtureshock: new thinking about children [electronic resource] / Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman.
- ISBN: 9781600248412 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1600248411 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (480 min.)) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : Hachette Audio : 2009.
|Restrictions on Access Note:|| Digital content provided by hoopla.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Po Bronson.
|Summary, etc.:|| In a world of modern, involved, caring parents, why are so many kids aggressive and cruel? Where is intelligence hidden in the brain, and why does that matter? Why do cross-racial friendships decrease in schools that are more integrated? If 98% of kids think lying is morally wrong, then why do 98% of kids lie? What's the single most important thing that helps infants learn language? NurtureShock is a groundbreaking collaboration between award-winning science journalists Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman. They argue that when it comes to children, we've mistaken good intentions for good ideas. With impeccable storytelling and razor-sharp analysis, they demonstrate that many of modern society's strategies for nurturing children are in fact backfiring--because key twists in the science have been overlooked. Nothing like a parenting manual, the authors' work is an insightful exploration of themes and issues that transcend children's and adults') lives.
|System Details Note:|| Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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