No Mind Left Behind by Adam J. Cox
Understanding and Fostering Executive Control--The Eight Essential Brain SkillsEvery Child Needs to Thrive

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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.


 

About Adam J. Cox

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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.
 
Published September 2, 2008 by Perigee. 288 pages
Genres: Parenting & Relationships, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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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 exec

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