This book is all about how to get better at getting better—at anything, whether it's sports, music, math, or business. Coyle delves into the science of how the brain acquires skill, then shows dozens of ways top performers are putting those theories into practice every day. This book has change
I have four boys and was especially interested in this, so I read it twice. Dr. Sax is both a PhD psychologist and an MD. He identifies factors leading to unmotivated boys. They include developmentally inappropriate curriculum, video games, over-prescription of medications for ADHD, and estrogen-producing chemicals found in plastics. Among other things, Sax advocates for single-sex education for some boys, and boy-friendly curriculum that includes competition and hands-on learning.