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    • How the Nine Months Before Birth Shape the Rest of Our Lives
    • By: Annie Murphy Paul
    • Narrated by: Elisabeth Rodgers
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What makes us the way we are? Some say its the genes we inherit at conception. Others are sure it's the environment we experience in childhood. But could it be that many of our individual characteristicsour health, our intelligence, our temperamentsare influenced by the conditions we encountered before birth? That's the claim of an exciting and provocative field known as fetal origins.

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    • Fascinating book

    • By Melissa on 01-02-11

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Researchers Find That Frequent Tests Can Boost Learning

    • By: Annie Murphy Paul
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 28 mins
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    Too often school assessments heighten anxiety and hinder learning. New research shows how to reverse the trend.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Coding Revolution

    • By: Annie Murphy Paul
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the White House to Silicon Valley, the call for all students to learn computer programming is growing louder. Yet some critics of this vision point to logistical hurdles, and others worry about industry dictating the curriculum. Is coding for all a realistic goal - and is it one that American schools should be pursuing?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Aggressively plays the race card

    • By jared a massie on 09-27-17

    Regular price: $1.95