No Mind Left Behind

Understanding and Fostering Executive Control—The Eight Essential Brain Skills Every Child Needs to Thrive
Product Number: EB00386362
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781440633843
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
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Description

From the cutting edge of brain science, eight crucial skills for children?s future success?now in paperback. From a clinical psychologist who has devoted his clinical and research work to the study of executive control skills, here is a program for helping children master the eight essential cognitive skills that are critical for success in life in work: ? Taking initiative ? Screening out distractions ? Organizing ? Thinking flexibly ? Planning ? Regulating emotions ? Self-monitoring ? Using memory effectively Using case studies and anecdotes, Dr. Cox presents a comprehensive and practical plan for parents. The book addresses special-needs children as well as neurotypical children, and includes practical suggestions for parents and educators.

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Author(s): Adam J. Cox
Original Publish Date: Sep 02, 2008

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