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10-24-2008, 04:45 PM
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I can't help myself - but I am really loving both books!
Healy writes about attention being so wrapped up with motivation and the emotions - it is so complicated and beautiful to think how the brain works. Her ideas about people with attention problems being wired differently are interesting - that the brain is responding differently, but they do not know if it is genetic or environmental. Anyone have any links on this?
But she also says that even with a genetic tendency to attention problems, the structured environment can be very helpful and assist in modifying attention problems.... and fostering self regulation
She also writes a lot about motivation..... anyway, I should stop gushing.
Lise Eliot also writes very convincingly about why a natural vaginal birth is in the mother and babies best interest. Again, wonderful reading how it all works so beautifully if give the chance.
Megan, mama to her little boy (Feb2008) and introducing our little girl (Dec 2010)