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The first three years & beyond : brain development and social policy / Edward F. Zigler, Matia Finn-Stevenson, and Nancy W. Hall.

Author/creator Zigler, Edward, 1930-
Other author/creatorFinn-Stevenson, Matia.
Other author/creatorHall, Nancy Wilson.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew Haven : Yale University Press, ©2002.
Descriptionviii, 263 pages ; 25 cm.
Variant title First three years and beyond
Series Current perspectives in psychology
Current perspectives in psychology. ^A531230
Contents The more things change : politics and PET scans -- The science of brain research -- Family leave -- Early intervention and child care -- Home visitation and parent education -- Child abuse and the brain -- The Mozart effect : not learning from history -- The brain, prenatal development, and nutrition -- The brain campaign : brain development and the media -- Implications of the infant brain debate.
Abstract Drawing on research from the social sciences and studies on the brain to answer questions and exploring what they mean for social policy and child and family development, this book offers recommendations for child care and development based on current brain research and its implications. Topics include the benefits of family leave, child care, home visitation programs, child abuse, and nutrition.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 213-251) and index.
LCCN 2002011146
ISBN0300093640 (cloth : alk. paper)

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