Self-Regulation in Early Childhood
This book reviews a diverse body of theory and research on the growth of self-control and self-direction across emotional, social, motivational, and cognitive domains. This book also describes contemporary research that links self-regulatory abilities to control systems in the brain. Suggestions for enhancing self-regulatory skills in infants and toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners, and school-aged children are also provided.
Students, and educators will appreciate how this book discusses caregiver and teacher behaviors, behavior management techniques, ways of arranging the environment, and strategies for enhancing peer interactions and children's interest in self-directed learning. This book provides an adequate blend of research, theory, and practice.
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