The week in books: 7 December 2018

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The Silent Guides: understanding and developing the mind throughout life
Professor Steve Peters
Lagom, £12.99
ISBN: 9781788700016

My Hidden Chimp
Professor Steve Peters
Studio Press, £12.99
ISBN: 9781787413719

Fear of failure, procrastination, being unkind to others: what if we could help children to train their brains to avoid these habits and embed more helpful ones instead? And if we could, how would we do it? These books aim to answer those questions.

There’s nothing evangelical or preachy about Peters’ advice. At regular intervals, he reminds us that this will not work for every child ...

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