The Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel M.D.
Toward a Neurobiology of Interpersonal Experience

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This book goes beyond the nature and nurture divisions that traditionally have constrained much of our thinking about development, exploring the role of interpersonal relationships in forging key connections in the brain. Daniel J. Siegel presents a groundbreaking new way of thinking about the emergence of the human mind and the process by which each of us becomes a feeling, thinking, remembering individual. Illuminating how and why neurobiology matters, this book is essential reading for clinicians, educators, researchers, and students interested in human experience and development across the life span

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Daniel J. Siegel, MD, is an internationally acclaimed author, award-winning educator, and child psychiatrist. He is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, where he serves as Co-Investigator at the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and Co-Director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. He is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational center devoted to promoting insight, compassion, and empathy in individuals, families, institutions, and communities. Dr. Siegel's books include Mindsight, The Mindful Brain, The Mindful Therapist, Parenting from the Inside Out, and The Whole-Brain Child.
Published April 9, 1999 by The Guilford Press. 394 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences, Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Self Help. Non-fiction

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We know that what other people do and say to us--especially when we're young--helps shape our later ideas and emotions. We also know more than ever about how neurons, neurotransmitters and the structu

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Siegel, who directs the Infant and Preschool Service at UCLA, connects our life among others to the life in our brains: his hefty, ambitious work tries to show how both create our selves--how ""human connections shape the neural connections through which the mind emerges."" A chapter on memory ex...

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