No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control--The Eight Essential Brain SkillsE very Child Needs to Thrive

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9780399534553: No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control--The Eight Essential Brain SkillsE very Child Needs to Thrive

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.

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Adam J. Cox, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who has devoted his career to the study of executive control skills. He speaks widely at national and international conferences.

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Clinical psychologist Cox's new work is a helpful, if incomplete, guide for anyone who work with children and teenagers, based on what he terms "Factor Ex," "shorthand for the eight pillars of executive control." These eight "thinking skills" are inherently worthy qualities: initiation (the ability to get started on a task), flexibility, attention, organization, planning, working memory (aka short-term memory), self-awareness and emotional regulation (maintaining a sense of "proportion" in one's feelings). Cox devotes a chapter to each skill, explaining clearly what it is, how adults can recognize their child's ability in each and helpful strategies for eliciting improvement. Situation-specific examples are extremely effective, giving readers a concrete sense of each skill's import, and what specifically one can say or do to help develop it. However, Cox's expectations for his charges are extremely high, suggesting that his methods will produce children capable "in multiple environments-on the football field and practicing piano; in the SAT prep course and socializing at the prom"; such a broad spectrum of confidence is a lot to promise, and for many people-let alone children-nearly impossible to achieve. Though he makes occasional nods to the idea of childhood as something other than a prep-for-success regimen, Cox's calls for "wiggle room" could be more insistent and involved; as it is, he leaves the kids little room for self-discovery and simple play.
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