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Nurtureshock: Why Everything We Thought About Children is Wrong (Paperback)
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Nurtureshock: Why Everything We Thought About Children is Wrong (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 05/01/2011
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What if we told you...

that dishonesty in children is a positive trait

that arguing in front of your kids can make you a good role model

and that if you praise your children you risk making them fail

...and it was all true?

Using a cutting-edge combination of behavioural psychology and neuroscience, award-winning journalists Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman have produced an innovative, counter-intuitive read that will change the way we interact with our children forever.

They demonstrate that for years our best intentions with children have been our worst ideas, using break-through scientific studies to prove that our instincts and received wisdom are all wrong. Nurtureshock is the Freakonomics of childhood and adolescence, exploring logic-defying insights into child development that have far-reaching relevance for us all.

Publisher: Ebury Publishing
ISBN: 9780091933784
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 239 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
An explosive new book... Many of the findings in Nurtureshock are not what we parents expect or want to hear, but we have to hear it * Daily Mail *
A wake-up call for parents... the Freakonomics of child-rearing... a fantastic read * Good Morning America *
The least touchy-feely [parenting book] ever... hard to put down and easy to take seriously. * A.V. Club,The Onion *

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