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Age of opportunity : lessons from the new science of adolescence

Author: Laurence D Steinberg
Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Mariner books editionView all editions and formats
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"A leading authority draws on new research to explain why the adolescent years are so developmentally crucial, and what we must do to raise happier, more successful kids. Adolescence now lasts longer than ever before. And as world-renowned expert on adolescent psychology Dr. Laurence Steinberg argues, this makes these years the key period in determining individuals' life outcomes, demanding that we change the way we  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence D Steinberg
ISBN: 9780544570290 0544570294
OCLC Number: 1019802159
Notes: "An Eamon Dolan Book."
Description: 264 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Seizing the moment --
The plastic brain --
The longest decade --
How adolescents think --
Protecting adolescents from themselves --
The importance of self-regulation --
How parents can make a difference --
Reimagining high school --
Winners and losers --
Brains on trial.
Responsibility: Laurence Steinberg, Ph. D.

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In Age of Opportunity, Laurence Steinberg leads readers through new findings that reveal what the new timetable of adolescence means for parenting 13-year-olds versus 20-somethings. He explains how  Read more...

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