9781591473817

Educating the Human Brain

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  • ISBN13:

    9781591473817

  • ISBN10:

    1591473810

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-10-01
  • Publisher: AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

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Summary

Univ. of Oregon, Eugene. Provides an empirical account of early development of attention and self-regulation in infants and young children. Topics include learning to look, genes, environment, temperament, literacy, numeracy, expertise, preparing for school, and more. For psychologists. DNLM: Attention.

Author Biography

Mary K. Rothbart is a distinguished professor emerita at the University of Oregon, Eugene. Michael I. Posner is currently professor emeritus at the University of Oregon, Eugene, and adjunct professor of psychology in psychiatry at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
vii
Preface xi
Overview 3(4)
Education, Psychology, and the Brain
7(18)
Relating Brain and Mind
25(30)
Learning to Look
55(24)
A Mind of One's Own
79(20)
Genes and Environment
99(22)
Temperament and Learning
121(26)
Literacy
147(26)
Numeracy
173(16)
Expertise
189(20)
Preparing for School
209(8)
References 217(28)
Author Index 245(8)
Subject Index 253(10)
About the Authors 263

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