central premise of this book is that many of
modern society’s strategies for nurturing
in fact backfiring – because key twists in the
science have been overlooked. NurtureShock
has been featured on Good Morning
America, Nightline, All Things Considered,
Fresh Air, and in Newsweek.
to invite us to speak with your school,
parent association, or community group.
Bronson and Ashley Merryman’s New York
Magazine articles on the science of
parenting won the magazine journalism award
from the American Association for the
Advancement of Science and a Clarion Award.
Their articles for Time Magazine
have won the award for outstanding
journalism from the Council on Contemporary
Families. Prior to collaborating, Bronson
authored five books, including the #1 New
York Times bestseller What Should I Do
With My Life? Merryman’s journalism
has appeared in The Washington Post
and The National Catholic Reporter.
lives in San Francisco, with his wife and
two children. Merryman lives in Los Angeles,
where she runs a church-based tutoring
program for inner-city children.
Books, a division of the Hachette
Book Group, was established in 2005 with
the mission to publish 12 books a year
that enliven the national conversation,
with each book getting the full attention
of its publisher, from acquisition through
publication. Sean Desmond is Publisher and
Editor-in-Chief. Brian McLendon is
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