Dealing With Toddler Tantrums
Interview: John Medina, PhD, developmental molecular biologist
Director, Brain Center for Applied Learning Research, Seattle Pacific University
Every parent of a toddler has witnessed a child's frustration build up and explode into a tantrum.
Brain researcher John Medina, PhD, says that even in the most trying situation, a child’s tantrum can be used as a "teachable moment." Medina is the author of "Brain Rules for Babies."
John Medina is a developmental molecular biologist affiliated with the University of Washington School of Medicine. He also directs the Brain Center for Applied Learning Research at Seattle Pacific University.