What makes your kid tick?

Gurian, Michael
September 2007
Scholastic Parent & Child;Sep2007, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p52
The article discusses the importance of having knowledge of the nature of a child for a parent. According to the author, this enables parents to help heir wards succeed in school and life. The article lists the various inborn traits that are found in each child's genome. Further, it also gives a detailed report on the topic and extended child psychology and states that all parents who focus on the core nature of their children help in developing multiple abilities in their children.


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