Kline, Kathleen Kovner

Authoritative Communities

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Table of contents

I.A Report to the Nation

1. Hardwired to Connect: The New Scientific Case for Authoritative Communities
Kathleen Kovner Kline

II.Primal Connections

2. The Biochemistry of Family Commitment and Youth Competence: Lessons from Animal Models
Larry J. Young, Darlene D. Francis

3. How Mother Nurture Helps Mother Nature: Scientific Evidence for the Protective Effect of Good Nurturing on Genetic Propensity Toward Anxiety and Alcohol Abuse
Stephen J. Suomi

4. Investing in Children and Society: What We Have Learned from Seven Decades of Attachment Research
Robert Karen

III.Meaning and Morality

5. The Consolidation of Conscience in Adolescence
Barbara M. Stilwell

6. Best Bets for Improving the Odds for Optimum Youth Development
Michael D. Resnick

7. Moral and Spiritual Dimensions of the Healthy Person: Notes from the Founders of Modern Psychology and Psychiatry
Paul C. Vitz

IV.Connecting to the Transcendent

8. Hardwired for God: A Neuropsychological Model for DevelopmentalSpirituality
Andrew B. Newberg, Stephanie K. Newberg

9. A Tale of Two Religious Effects: Evidence for the Protective and Prosocial Impact of Organic Religion
Byron R. Johnson

10. Focused on Their Families: Religion, Parenting, and Child Well-Being
W. Bradford Wilcox

11. Minding the Children with Mindfulness: A Buddhist Approach to Promoting Well-Being in Children
Julie E. Thomas, Lisa A. Wuyek

V.The Changing Connections of Adolescence

12. The Psychobiology of Adolescence
Linda Patia Spear

13. Elders and Sons
David Gutmann

14. Spirituality and Resilience in Adolescent Girls
Lisa Miller

VI.Connecting to Community

15. Promoting Well-Being Among At-Risk Children: Restoring a Sense of Community and Support for Development
James P. Comer

16. Sex, Guns, and Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Influence of Media in Children’s Lives
Leonard A. Jason, Kerri L. Kim

17. The Civil Society Model: The Organic Approach to Building Character, Competence, and Conscience in Our Young People
Bill Stanczykiewicz


18. Caring and Character: How Close Parental Bonds Foster Character Development in Children
Elizabeth Berger

19. Gather Around the Children
Kathleen Kovner Kline


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Keywords: PSYCHOLOGY / General PSY000000

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