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Author Nagel, Michael C., author

Title In the beginning : the brain, early development and learning / Mike C Nagel
Published Camberwell, Vic. : ACER Press, 2012


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Description xx, 236 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents 1. Insights into the brain, development and learning -- 2. A new life -- 3. The first twelve months : welcome to the world -- 4. From one to three years : why so terrible? -- 5. From four to six years : the growing brain gets ready for school -- 6. Learning and the developing brain -- 7. Language and the developing brain -- 8. Emotional and social development -- 9. Intelligence -- 10. Educating and raising healthy, happy children
Summary The books premise that the brain has a remarkable capacity to change is underpinned by extensive empirical research. With a deft touch and clarity Dr Nagel explains how the environment, relationships and care provided in the earliest stages of life will have a long lasting impact on childrens capacity to regulate their emotional responses
Analysis Australian
Child & developmental psychology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-230) and index
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate
Subject Brain -- Growth.
Child development -- Physiological aspects.
Child development.
Developmental psychobiology.
Child psychology.
Pediatric neuropsychology.
Author Australian Council for Educational Research.
LC no. 2013426135
ISBN 174286032X (paperback)
9781742860329 (paperback)
Other Titles Brain, early development and learning