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Title:
Thirty million words : building a child's brain : tune in, talk more, take turns
Author:
Suskind, Dana, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, New York : Dutton, [2015]

©2015.
Physical Description:
308 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
"The founder and director of the Thirty Million Words Initiative, Professor Dana Suskind, explains why the most important--and astoundingly simple--thing you can do for your child's future success in life is to talk to him or her, reveals the recent science behind this truth, and outlines precisely how parents can best put it into practice" --
Language:
English
Contents:
Connections : why a pediatric cochlear implant surgeon became a social scientist -- The first word : the pioneers of parent talk -- Neuroplasticity : riding the revolutionary wave in brain science -- The power of parent talk : from language to an outlook on life -- The three Ts : setting the stage for optimum brain development -- The social consequences : where the science of neuroplasticity can take us -- Spreading the words : the next step -- Epilogue: Stepping off the shoreline
ISBN:
9780525954873
Format :
Book