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The self-driven child : the science and sense of giving your kids more control over their lives / William Stixrud, PhD, and Ned Johnson.

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  • ISBN: 9780735222519
  • ISBN: 0735222517
  • Physical Description: viii, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-351) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why a sense of control is such a big deal -- The most stressful thing in the universe -- "I love you too much to fight with you about your homework": the parent as consultant -- "It's your call": kids as decision makers -- The nonanxious presence: how to help your kids find a sense of control by finding your own -- Inner drive: how to help[your kids develop motivation -- Radical downtime -- Sleep: the most radical downtime -- Taking a sense of control to school -- Wired 24/7: taming the beast of technology -- Exercising the brain and body -- Navigating learning disabilities, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders -- The SAT, ACT, and other four-letter words -- Who's ready for college? -- Alternate routes -- Onward.
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A clinical psychologist and a test-prep expert combine cutting-edge brain science with insights from their work with families to outline a case for giving children more freedom to unleash their full potential.
Subject: Achievement motivation in children.
Stress management for children.
Self-reliance in children.
Child rearing.
EDUCATION > Educational Psychology.
EDUCATION > Parent Participation.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS > Parenting > General.

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