Pros And Cons Of Stephen Dubner's Freakonomics

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In pages 232-281 of Freakonomics, Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt cover the rights and wrongs of many parents’ thinking styles. The pros and cons of being a helicopter parent are discussed in the first half of the chapter. Eventually, the authors unanimously agree that it is better to let one’s child develop without constant supervision and influence from parents or guardians. Conversely, they also warn of becoming too distant from one’s child. They authors amplified the importance of striking a balance between giving a child space and still monitoring their lives. In addition to parental ideals, the authors also discuss what factors influence the learning capacity of our children. By using data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study
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