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Author Principe, Gabrielle F.

Title Your brain on childhood : the unexpected side effects of classrooms, ballparks, family rooms, and the minivan / Gabrielle Principe.

Imprint Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  155.4 P935y 2011    ---  Available
Description 325 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-325).
Contents Old brain, new world -- Supersized childhood -- The twenty year science project -- Not enough tortoise, too much hare -- The worst seat in the house -- Toying with children -- Wii little children -- Organized crime -- An inside job -- Old school -- Evolutionary baggage -- Thinking outside the sandbox.
Summary Examines the adverse effects of the over-scheduling of activities for young children and of parents' reliance on technology-based childhood programs, stressing the need for unstructured time as an important way for children to develop cognitive and problem-solving skills.
Subject Child psychology.
Child development.
Brain stimulation.
Cognition in children.
ISBN 9781616144258 (pbk.)
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