Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Tools of the Mind | Extended Campus | Metro State

Current research shows that self-regulation – often called executive function
-- has a stronger association with academic achievement than IQ
or entry-level reading or math skills.
NurtureShock, by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
The central premise of this book is that many of modern society’s strategies
for nurturing children are in fact backfiring –
because key twists in the science have been overlooked.