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Title From neurons to neighborhoods : the science of early child development / Committee on Integrating the Science of Early Childhood Development ; Jack P. Shonkoff and Deborah A. Phillips, editors.
Pub Info Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2000.
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 Eastham-Children's Coll.  301.231 FRO (RESOURCE)     AVAILABLE
Descript xviii, 588 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Executive summary -- Setting the stage. Introduction -- Rethinking nature and nurture -- The challenge of studying culture -- Making causal connections -- The nature and tasks of early development. Acquiring self-regulation -- Communicating and learning -- Making friends and getting along with peers -- The developing brain -- The context for early development. Nurturing relationships -- Family resources -- Growing up in child care -- Neighborhood and community -- Promoting health development through intervention -- Knowledge into action. Conclusions and recommendations -- Appendixes. A. Related reports from the National Academies -- B. Defining and estimating causal effects -- C. Technologies for studying the developing human brain -- D. Biographical sketches.
Note Also available via the World Wide Web.
Subject Child development -- United States.
Preschool children -- United States.
Preschool children -- Services for -- United States.
Nature and nurture -- United States.
Early childhood education -- United States.
Add Author Shonkoff, Jack P.
Phillips, Deborah A.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Integrating the Science of Early Childhood Development.
ISBN 0309069882 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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