T. Berry Brazeelton (1918-2018)
- He was a pediatrician who not only published parenting books but had a television series entitled, What Every Baby Knows
- Primary focus was on the emotional and behavioral development of children
- Advocated for parental leave
- He developed an evaluation toot called the Neonatal Behavior Assessment Scale for newborns also known as the Brazelton
- Opposed the notion that whiteness is superior.
- Leader in the study and dismantling of Anti-black racism.
- Fought for the De-institutionalization of people with mental health disorders.
- Psychologist who advocated for allowing children time to investigate their environment
- Studied with Jean Piaget
- Published the book The Hurried Child in 1981 which addressed the implications of children being hurried to grow up.
- Calls attention to the need to afford children the opportunity to be children
- Believes that children should be internally motivated rather than externally motivated
- Wrote a book entitled Punished by Rewards
- Proposed that rewards provide only temporary compliance and in the long run children lose interest in what they had to do to get the reward
- Clinical professor at UCLA School of Medicine of Psychiatry
- Director of the Mindset Institute which offers seminars on mindfulness
- Defines mindfulness as the practice of inter- and intrapersonal atonement
- Focuses on family interactions and how attachment influences emotions and behavior
Dr Bruce Perry
- Brain researcher who focuses on how the brain is impacted by early traumatic experiences.
- Wrote or co-wrote the following books:
- The Boy Who Was Raised as A Dog: What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss
- Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential and Endangered
- Coined the phrase Culturally Relevant pedagogy
- Proposed the theory of education debt
- Advocates for critical race theory
- Author of The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children and Crossing Over to Canaan: The Journey of New Teachers in Diverse Classrooms
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