Thirty Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain

Thirty Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain

By Dana Suskind, M.D. Thirty Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain is a labor of love and the basis for the Thirty Million Words Initiative, founded by cochlear implant surgeon and author Dana Suskind. In following her young patients after surgery, Suskind discovered that the more these infants and children were exposed to words (primarily from their parents or caregivers), the more quickly they developed language after their surgery. She learned Read more »
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March 07, 2016
The Coloring Book of Mindfulness

The Coloring Book of Mindfulness

Illustrated by Holly Macdonald One of the hottest trends in publishing is coloring books for grownups. There are plenty of theories behind why this classic pastime for children has become so popular, but it most likely has a lot to do with stress relief, among other things. Nostalgia may be another good reason. Coloring gives adults a chance to return to a simpler time when the most important decision we had Read more »
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March 07, 2016
Stronger After Stroke

Stronger After Stroke

By Peter G. Levine The author and stroke researcher, Peter Levine, writes that Stronger After Stroke is for people who want to get better. It is also for people who want to learn. Perhaps that is why Stronger After Stroke is such an interesting book to read. For example, a typical brain contains approximately 100 billion neurons and a stroke kills approximately 2 billion neurons. The book is also written in Read more »
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January 04, 2016
The Southerner’s Cookbook

The Southerner’s Cookbook

From the Editors of Garden and Gun Magazine The Southerner’s Cookbook has a little something for everybody: the traditional southern cook looking for inspiration from seasoned chefs; new cooks looking to capture the flavor of the south; and readers seeking wisdom and humor from some of their favorite food and culture writers like Julia Reed, Roy Blount, Jr., and the Lee Brothers. For those watching their diet, one might have to pick Read more »
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January 04, 2016
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