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- ISBN: 9781608199334 | 1608199339
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/4/2012
In this critically acclaimed, popular, and essential book, neuroscientists Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang (who is also a parent) explain the facets and functions of the developing brain, discussing salient subjects like sleep problems, language learning, gender differences, and autism. They dispel common myths about important subjects like the value of educational videos for babies, the meaning of ADHD in the classroom, and the best predictor of academic success (hint: it's not IQ). This book helps you know when to worry, how to respond, and, most important, when to relax. Welcome to Your Child's Brainupends myths and misinformation with practical advice, surprising revelations, and real, reliable science. It's essential reading for parents of children of any age, from infancy well into their teens.