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From neurons to neighborhoods [electronic resource] : the science of early child development / Committee on Integrating the Science of Early Childhood Development ; Jack P. Shonkoff and Deborah A. Phillips, editors.

Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2000.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (612 p.)
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Subjects:
Child development -- United States.
Preschool children -- United States.
Preschool children -- Services for -- United States.
Nature and nurture -- United States.
Early childhood education -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Cover; Front Matter; Acknowledgments; Contents; Executive Summary; I Setting the Stage; 1 Introduction; 2 Rethinking Nature and Nurture; 3 The Challenge of Studying Culture; 4 Making Causal Connections; II The Nature and Tasks of Early Development; 5 Acquiring Self-Regulation; 6 Communicating and Learning; 7 Making Friends and Getting Along with Peers; 8 The Developing Brain; III The Context for Early Development; 9 Nurturing Relationships; 10 Family Resources; 11 Growing Up in Child Care; 12 Neighborhood and Community; 13 Promoting Healthy Development Through Intervention
IV Knowledge into Action14 Conclusions and Recommendations; References; A Related Reports from the National Academies; B Defining and Estimating Causal Effects; C Technologies for Studying the Developing Human Brain; D Biographical Sketches; Index
Notes:
"Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Shonkoff, Jack P.
Phillips, Deborah.
ISBN:
0-309-50488-0
OCLC:
817951804