No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control--The Eight Essential Brain SkillsEvery Child Needs to Thrive by Adam J. Cox, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control--The Eight Essential Brain Skills Every Child Needs to Thrive

No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control--The Eight Essential Brain Skills Every Child Needs to Thrive

by Adam J. Cox
     
 

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From the cutting edge of brain science, eight crucial skills for children’s future success—now in paperback.From a clinical psychologist who has devoted his clinical and research work to the study of executive control skills, here is a program for helping children master the eight essential cognitive skills that are critical for success in life in work:

Overview

From the cutting edge of brain science, eight crucial skills for children’s future success—now in paperback.From a clinical psychologist who has devoted his clinical and research work to the study of executive control skills, here is a program for helping children master the eight essential cognitive skills that are critical for success in life in work:* Taking initiative
• Screening out distractions* Organizing
• Thinking flexibly* Planning
• Regulating emotions* Self-monitoring
• Using memory effectivelyUsing case studies and anecdotes, Dr. Cox presents a comprehensive and practical plan for parents. The book addresses special-needs children as well as neurotypical children, and includes practical suggestions for parents and educators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440633843
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/02/2008
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Adam J. Cox, Ph.D., is a licensed and board-certified clinical psychologist who has devoted his career to the study of Executive Control Skills. He speaks widely at national and international conferences, and has been quoted in the New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Time, Family Circle, and other publications.

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