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Raise a smarter child by kindergarten : build a better brain and increase IQ up to 30 points

by Perlmutter, David, 1954-

Format: Print Book 2006
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction QP398.P47 2006
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  QP398.P47 2006
 
 
Carnegie Library of McKeesport - Duquesne Non fiction 612.822 P422
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport - Duquesne
 
Collection  Non fiction
 
Call Number  612.822 P422
 
 
Penn Hills Library Non-Fiction 612.822 PER
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  612.822 PER
 
 
Summary
There are proven ways to make sure your child develops the greatest amount of intelligence, including diet and proper sleep patterns. Written by an award-winning neurologist, this book will help parents shape their children's future without adding stress to their already busy lives.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Perlmutter, a neurologist and physician, helps parents utilize that "brief window of opportunity in a child's life when parents can help create a brain that is built for optimal performance." Some of the book's advice ought to be common knowledge establish a healthy diet, avoid toxins and limit television and video games but Perlmutter's detailed guidelines take the guesswork out of smart parenting. Even more helpful is the inclusion of several simple, age-appropriate games that parents can play with their small children to help them develop the skills they will need, without resorting to dull test-and-drills (which, he argues, stifle creativity). Perlmutter offers clear solutions to real-life childhood issues that can affect the brain (such as food allergies, ear infections and the overdiagnosed ADHD) without preaching or talking down to parents who may be overwhelmed by the conflicting advice of doctors, psychiatrists and the media. The book's intuitive structure, helpful graphs and lists, and a comprehensive appendix supports this information in a hands-on, accessible form. (Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Intellect -- Nutritional aspects.
Children -- Intelligence levels.
Brain -- Diseases.
Brain -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Publisher New York :Morgan Road Books,2006
Edition 1st ed.
Contributors Colman, Carol.
Language English
Description ix, 289 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-280) and index.
ISBN 0767923014
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