No Mind Left Behind
Understanding and Fostering Executive Control--The Eight Essential Brain Skills Every Child Needs to Thrive
by Adam J. Cox
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.
- Penguin Publishing Group, September 2008
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