In the Loop

Parents, this one's for you: The new science of child-rearing

Posted at 2:16 PM on September 28, 2009 by Jeff Horwich (2 Comments)

NurtureShockcover.jpgHere's the full UBS Forum interview I did last week with Po Bronson, coauthor of the new book NurtureShock.

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This unedited version's about an hour long. It won't actually be on the air until late October (it's so good, they're saving it for the member drive :-) but I'm popping it up early for that elite batch of you who are "in the loop," as we oh-so-coyly say around here. (Not really. In fact, I try to avoid that phrase as a general rule. Oh well.)

If you're a parent, or thinking of being one, this is great stuff. He basically digs into the scientific literature to take on a lot of conventional wisdom about how we raise smart, well-adjusted children. Ya dig?


Comments (2)

THIS is one of the reasons why I contribute to MPR. I'm a new mom and this is an AWESOME interview and wonderful WORTHWHILE programming.

THANK YOU so much to MPR and In the Loop!

Posted by Sylver | October 5, 2009 3:34 PM


Just saw this comment, a few days after the fact -- so glad you appreciated the interview! Listen for it again (on the radio this time) during the upcoming member drive.

Posted by Jeff Horwich | October 12, 2009 3:27 PM


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