When it comes to parenting, leave behind the traditional sources of advice and go straight to a Neuroscientist! Dr. John Medina has written two very informative books full of scientific research, but presented in a very accessible manner, to transform the lay persons understanding of how to get the best out of ourselves, and our children. Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home and School – by Dr. John Medina (links to Amazon Book Page). The author, a molecular biologist, shares his lifelong interest in how the brain sciences might influence the way we teach our children and the way we work. Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart & Happy Child from Zero to Five – by Dr.John Medina (links to Amazon Book Page). “Brain Rules for Baby” bridges the gap between what scientists know and what parents practice.