“Does praise undermine a child’s confidence? Can gifted children be reliably identified in preschool? Why do siblings fight, and how can they be discouraged from doing so? Are popular children more aggressive? Do videos like those in the Baby Einstein series help infants learn language?”
Cognitive Development Psychologist Ethan Remmel reviews NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children in The Science of Parenting in American Scientist.
Remmel’s assessment of Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman’s book is very largely favorable, but with a few caveats which should benefit any reader of the book.