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

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2000.
Description:
xviii, 588 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes:
"Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine."
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 417-534) and index.
Contents:
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 Action -- 14. Conclusions and Recommendations. App. A. Related Reports from the National Academies -- App. B. Defining and Estimating Causal Effects -- App. C. Technologies for Studying the Developing Human Brain.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0309069882 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN:
00010760
OCLC:
44811813
Related name:
RCP:
C - S