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No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control--The Eight Essential Brain SkillsEvery Child Needs to Thrive [NOOK Book]

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From the cutting edge of brain science, eight crucial skills for children's future success?now in ...
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No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control--The Eight Essential Brain SkillsEvery Child Needs to Thrive

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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 effectively

Using 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.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440633843
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 9/2/2008
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,290,817
  • File size: 2 MB

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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Table of Contents


Preface     xi
What Makes Young Minds Tick?     1
Factor Ex: The Eight Pillars of Capability     30
Pillari: Ready, Set, Go: Getting Started     57
Pillar II: Changing Channels and Shifting Gears: The Advantages of Flexible Thinking     85
Pillar III: Paying Attention Pays Off     110
Pillars IV & V: Making Plans: Putting Sequence and Organization to Work     136
Pillar VI: The Long-Term Benefits of Short-Term Memory     163
Pillar VII: A Mirror for the Mind: The Helping Hand of Self-Awareness     195
Pillar VIII: Managing Emotions: The Heart of Self-Control     219
Talking About Factor Ex With School, Family, and Children     246
Helpful Resources     255
Selected Bibliography     257
Index     263
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2013

    Dr coxs son

    Dr cox's son is in my class

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