NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Ashley Merryman, Po Bronson

Narrated By: Po Bronson

Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA

Date: September 2009

Duration: 8 hours 0 minutes


In a world of modern, involved, caring parents, why are so many kids aggressive and cruel? Where is intelligence hidden in the brain, and why does that matter? Why do cross-racial friendships decrease in schools that are more integrated? If 98% of kids think lying is morally wrong, then why do 98% of kids lie? What's the single most important thing that helps infants learn language?
NurtureShock is a groundbreaking collaboration between award-winning science journalists Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman. They argue that when it comes to children, we've mistaken good intentions for good ideas. With impeccable storytelling and razor-sharp analysis, they demonstrate that many of modern society's strategies for nurturing children are in fact backfiring--because key twists in the science have been overlooked.
Nothing like a parenting manual, the authors' work is an insightful exploration of themes and issues that transcend children's and adults') lives.


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by Ashley Merryman, Po Bronson

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NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children, Ashley Merryman, Po Bronson