ERIC Number: ED430691
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Start Smart! Building Brain Power in the Early Years.
Noting current brain development research, this book offers simple, straightforward ways to boost children's brain power with active exploration, repetition, sensory exploration, laughter, and more. The chapters describe how and why the brain develops and explain how parents can give their children the best foundation for future learning. Following an introduction, the book's chapters explore activities related to neurological processes and: (1) aromas; (2) choices; (3) color; (4) mind and body cycles; 5) emotions; (6) exercise; (7) hydration; (8) laughter; (9) cross-lateral movement; (10) multiple intelligences; (11) music; (12) novelty; (13) nutrition; (14) patterns; (15); practice; (16) problem solving; (17) rewards and praise; (18) second-language learning; (19) sense and meaning; and (20) small muscle coordination. The book's appendix includes a glossary, brain fast-facts, and brain research facts related to memory and retention. (HTH)
Descriptors: Brain, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Infants, Learning Activities, Memory, Multiple Intelligences, Stimulation, Toddlers, Young Children
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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