Best Books To Understand Your Child’s Brain Development
Posted on July 14 2016
Every parent wants to understand when they should or if they should start teaching their children. Should I let my child enjoy the carefree days of doing nothing? Or should I start the learning and reading process now?
Helping our children grow into intelligent human beings vs pressuring them into learning too much, too fast is a question every modern parent struggles with.
We have compiled a list of four awesome books that talk about early childhood learning and brain development. It is an essential read for every parent that wants to understand their children’s brain and it’s workings.
4 Books To Understand Early Childhood Learning
Brain Rules for Baby
by John Medina
“Dr. John Medina shares what the latest science says about how to raise smart and happy children from zero to five. This book is destined to revolutionize parenting. Just one of the surprises: The best way to get your children into the college of their choice? Teach them impulse control. Brain Rules for Baby bridges the gap between what scientists know and what parents practice. Through fascinating and funny stories, Medina, a developmental molecular biologist and dad, unravels how a child’s brain develops – and what you can do to optimize it.”
Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs
by Ellen Galinsky
“Families and Work Institute President Ellen Galinsky presents a book of groundbreaking advice based on the latest research on child development and explains what we ought to be teaching our children.”
The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
by Daniel J Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
“Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child rearing with twelve key strategies that foster healthy brain development, leading to calmer, happier children. The authors explain—and make accessible—the new science of how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures. Complete with age-appropriate strategies for dealing with day-to-day struggles and illustrations that will help you explain these concepts to your child, The Whole-Brain Child shows you how to cultivate healthy emotional and intellectual development so that your children can lead balanced, meaningful, and connected lives.”
Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children (APA Lifetools: Books for the General Public)
by Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
“In just a few years, today's children and teens will forge careers that look nothing like those that were available to their parents or grandparents. Becoming Brilliant offers solutions that parents can implement right now. Backed by the latest scientific evidence and illustrated with examples of what's being done right in schools today, this book introduces the "6Cs" collaboration, communication, content, critical thinking, creative innovation, and confidence along with ways parents can nurture their children’s development in each area.”
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