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Healy, Jane M
Endangered minds : why our children don't think/ Jane M. Healy
New York : Simon and Schuster, c1990
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF318 .H38 1990    AVAILABLE
Gift from Professor Raymond P. Kettel, 2010
Subject(s) Learning, Psychology of
Learning -- Social aspects
Learning -- Physiological aspects
Physical Description 382 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-366) and index
Contents "Kids' brains must be different ..." -- Neural plasticity: Nature's double-edged sword -- Malleable minds: Environment shapes intelligence -- Who's teaching the children to talk? -- Sagging syntax, sloppy semantics, and fuzzy thinking -- Language changes brains -- Learning disabilities: Neural wiring goes to school -- Why can't they pay attention? -- The starving executive -- TV, video games, and the growing brain -- Sesame Street and the death of reading -- "Disadvantaged brains -- New brains: New schools? -- Teaching the new generation to think: Human and computer models at school and at home -- Expanding minds
NOTE Gift from Professor Raymond P. Kettel, 2010
Alternate Author Library donation, 2010

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