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Author Gerhardt, Sue, 1953-
Title Why love matters : how affection shapes a baby's brain / Sue Gerhardt.
Published Hove, East Sussex ; New York : Brunner-Routledge, 2004.
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 Floor4  RJ134 .G47 2004    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 246 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-242) and index.
Contents The foundations: babies and their brains. Back to the beginning -- Building a brain -- Corrosive cortisol -- Shaky foundations and their consequences. Trying not to feel -- Melancholy baby -- Active harm -- Torment -- Original sin -- Too much information, not enough solutions."If all else fails, hug your teddy bear" -- Birth of the future.
Subject Infants -- Development.
Infant psychology.
Brain chemistry.
Developmental neurobiology.
Brain -- Growth.
Parent and child.
ISBN 1583918167 (hardback : alk. paper)
1583918175 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 53937761