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WHAT DO BOYS NEED?

Dan Hodgins

In the Early Years the frontal lobes of the brain, which handle many social and cognitive functions, mature more slowly in the male brain than in the female.

The boy is seeking the best way he knows to test the world for his limits, even if it means a great deal of pain, pushing and discipline.

bulletA VARIETY OF MOVABLE OBJECTS
bulletLOTS OF SPACE
bulletVISUAL GUIDANCE
bulletA TRIBE
bulletATTACHMENT
bulletMALE INFLUENCES
bulletDISCIPLINE THAT TEACHES RIGHT AND WRONG ACTIONS NOT FEELINGS
bulletROUGHHOUSING
bulletPOWER PLAY
bulletFIRM ADULTS
bulletTIME TO SOLVE PROBLEMS

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