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Richards Institute of Education and Research Bibliography
ETM (Education Through Music)

Highly Recommended:

Bettelheim, Bruno (1975). The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales. London: Penguin.

Brafman, O. and Brafman, R. (2008). Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior. New York: Doubleday.

Brown, Stuart. (2009).  Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul. New York: Avery/Penguin.

Carr, Nicholas. (2010). The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brain. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihalyi. (1990). Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience. New York: Harper & Row.

Doidge, Norman. (2007). The Brain That Changes Itself. New York: Penguin.

Elkind, David. (2007). The Power of Play. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press.

Esquith, Rath. (2007). Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire. New York: Penguin.

Hallowell, Edward. (2002). The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness. New York: Random House.

Healy, Jane. (1998). Failure to Connect: How Computers Affect our Children's Minds--And What We Can Do About It. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Hirsch-Pasek, Kathy, & Golinkoff, Roberta. (2003). Einstein Never Used Flash Cards: How Our Children Really Learn--And Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less. New York: Rodale.

Kohn, Alfie. (1993). Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A's, and Praise. New York: Houghton Mifflin.

Konner, M. (2010). The Evolution of Childhood: Relationships, Emotion, Mind. First Belknap Press of Harvard University. 

Levitin, Daniel. (2006). This is Your Brain on Music. New York: Penguin.

Medina, John. (2008). Brain Rules. Pear Press.

Medina, John. (2010). Brain Rules for Baby. Pear Press.

Neufeld, Gordon. (2004). Hold On to Your Kids. New York: Ballantine.

Pearce, Joseph Chilton. (1992). Evolution's End: Claiming the Potential of Our Intelligence. New York: Harper Collins.

Perry, Bruce. - Various articles (71) - Obtained at website:

Perry, Bruce. (2010). Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential - and Endangered. New York: Harper Collins.

Richards, Mary Helen. (1977-1983). Aesthetic Foundations for Thinking: Vol. 1-3. Portola Valley, CA:  Richards Institute of Education and Research.

Sousa, David. (2001). How the Brain Learns. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Sylwester, Robert. (1995). A Celebration of Neurons: An Educator's Guide to the Brain. Tuscon, AZ: Zephyr Press.

Wagner, Tony. (2008). The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills our Children Need - and What We Can Do About It.  New York: Basic Books.

Wolf, Maryanne. (2007). Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain. New York: Harper Collins.

Other Recommended:

Ayers, Jane. (1979). Sensory Integration and the Child. Los Angeles: Western Psychological Services.

Bowlby, John. (1989). The Role of Attachment in Personality Development and Psychopathology. In S. Greenspan & G.H. Pollock [Eds.] The Course of Life: vol.1 Infancy, (publisher unknown) pp.229-270.

Covington, M. (1992). Making the Grade: A Self-Worth Perspective on Motivation and School Reform. Oxford: Cambridge University Press.

Elkind, David. (1988). The Hurried Child. Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley.

Elkind, David. (1995). The Ties That Stress: The New Family Imbalance. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Elkind, David. (1984). All Grown Up and No Place to Go. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley.

Elkind, David. (1987). Miseducation: Pre-schoolers at Risk. New York: Knopf.

Gardner, Howard. (1993). Multiple Intelligences: The Theory in Practice. New York: Basic Books.

Gardner, Howard. (1991). The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach. New York: Basic Books.

Healy, Jane. (1980). Endangered Minds: Why Children Don't Think and What We Can Do About It. New York: Touchstone.

Healy, Jane. (1987). Your Child's Growing Mind: Brain Development and Learning from Birth to Adolescence. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.

Kranowitz, Carol. (1998). The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction. New York: Perigee Book.

Orland, T. and Bayles, D (1993). Art and Fear: The Perils and Rewards of Artmaking. Self published: Consortium Book Sales.

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