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Susan Cain, bestselling author of "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking," hosts this ten-part weekly series on parenting and teaching introverted children. Susan will dive into why quiet kids are unique and require different parenting and teaching methods from their extroverted peers. Susan and her expert guests will discuss how parents and schools can help introverts thrive, how social media allows quiet children to express themselves in ways that were never possible before, the neuroscience of introversion, and much more.

Susan Cain, bestselling author of "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking," hosts this ten-part weekly series on parenting and teaching introverted children. Susan will dive into why quiet kids are unique and require different parenting and teaching methods from their extroverted peers. Susan and her expert guests will discuss how parents and schools can help introverts thrive, how social media allows quiet children to express themselves in ways that were never possible before, the neuroscience of introversion, and much more.
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Susan Cain, bestselling author of "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking," hosts this ten-part weekly series on parenting and teaching introverted children. Susan will dive into why quiet kids are unique and require different parenting and teaching methods from their extroverted peers. Susan and her expert guests will discuss how parents and schools can help introverts thrive, how social media allows quiet children to express themselves in ways that were never possible before, the neuroscience of introversion, and much more.

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English


Episodes

Episode 9: Parenting the Highly Sensitive Child

4/1/2016
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Highly sensitive children are prone to all the anxieties and vulnerabilities you’d expect. But what may surprise you is that when it comes to health, peer relationships, academic outcomes, you name it, these kids can often do BETTER than their less sensitive peers. On this episode of Quiet, host Susan Cain explores exciting new research about these so called "orchid children" -- kids who have more trouble when conditions aren’t ideal, but in the right environment really bloom -- and...

Duration:00:24:34

Episode 8: Quiet at College

3/24/2016
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It’s no secret that getting into your dream school takes a lot more than good grades and high SAT scores. Many schools also look for student leaders--but of course, not everyone wants to be student body president or captain of the varsity team. On this episode of Quiet, Susan Cain will show you how to help your quiet teen navigate the college application process and how to get into the school that’s right for her. Plus, we’ll give practical tips to help your introvert adjust to campus life...

Duration:00:24:20

Episode 7: Molly Ringwald - Hollywood’s Introvert

3/17/2016
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Hollywood, with its love of self-promotion, seems an unlikely place for a shy, introverted girl to find fame, but Molly Ringwald has never done things like other people. As the star of the John Hughes’ hits Pretty in Pink, 16 Candles, and The Breakfast Club, Molly turned being a quiet teen from barely acceptable to cool. Susan and Molly discuss Molly’s introverted nature and how it applies to her life onstage as well as to her role as a parent. 'Today’s show is brought to you by The Great...

Duration:00:32:30

Episode 6: Is Your Child Quietly Gifted?:

3/10/2016
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Studies report that up to 75 percent of the highly gifted population are introverts. On this episode of Quiet, Host Susan Cain explores the connection between introversion and giftedness. We’ll look at the unique challenges that gifted introverts face, and show you how to spot the quietly gifted children in your life. We’ll also hear how Grammy Award-winning musician Scott Mayo’s experience growing up as a gifted introvert helped him support and challenge his own gifted child to unlock his...

Duration:00:24:17

Episode 5: How Young Introverts Can Thrive on Social Media

3/3/2016
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On this episode of Quiet, host Susan Cain explores how introverts, young and old alike, are using social media as a safe place to experiment with speaking up and finding their place in the wider world. Susan and her guests will take a clear-eyed look at the risks associated with social media on the developing brain, and provide concrete tips on how parents and teachers can help their quiet kids get the most out of our connected world without losing themselves in it. Today’s show is brought...

Duration:00:22:09

Episode 4: Sports and Self-Esteem

2/25/2016
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In this episode, Olympic Gold Medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White share how introversion gave them an edge in the competitive world of figure skating. Host Susan Cain explains how mastering a sport—or any other beloved pursuit, from robotics to the performing arts—is a great way to build a child's self esteem. She'll show you how to spot common traps for quiet kids, such as fear of failure and perfectionism, and give you concrete tips on how to choose the right activity—and the right...

Duration:00:19:45

Episode 3: How One School Learned to Hear Quiet Kids

2/18/2016
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From the culture of character to today’s classroom, speaking up became the model for measuring what children know. But does grading classroom participation even work? On this episode of Quiet, host Susan Cain and her guests—Jessica Lahey, educator and author of the New York Times bestselling book The Gift of Failure, and professor of education, Emily Klein—explain why it just might be time to say goodbye to this practice. We'll visit Greenwich Academy, one of the oldest girl schools in...

Duration:00:25:53

Episode 2: Parent/Child Fit

2/11/2016
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How compatible are you with your kid? Whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert, you’ll want to catch this episode with guests Arianna Huffington and her daughter Isabella as they reveal how temperament influences their relationship. We’ll also have some great tips to help you find common ground with your quiet kid. Today’s show is brought to you by Squarespace. Start building your website today at Squarespace.com. Enter offer code QUIET at checkout to get 10% off.

Duration:00:23:35

Episode 1: The Long Runway

2/4/2016
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Welcome to Quiet: The Power of Introverts. On this episode, host Susan Cain breaks down what it means to be an introvert. We’ll find out how introverts are actually wired differently and hear how these traits often fuel our greatest visionaries--the connection might not be obvious at first blush. Quiet kids often need a “longer runway” before they’re ready to take off and fly. Susan will explain why, and give you concrete tips to get your young introvert out of the hanger and into the...

Duration:00:22:36

Coming Soon -- Quiet: The Power of Introverts with Susan Cain

12/4/2015
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Subscribe to this feed to get all the episodes of Susan Cain's new podcast as soon as they're available.

Duration:00:01:36