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Dr Michael Nagel is an Associate Professor in child adolescent development at the University of the Sunshine Coast where he teaches and researches in the areas of cognition, stress, human development, behaviour and learning. He is the author of nineteen books and has delivered over 300 presentations nationally and internationally.
Nominated as Australian Lecturer of the Year each year since 2010, Dr Nagel has been an invited guest on ‘TV New Zealand Breakfast’, ‘Canada AM’, ‘Sunrise’, ‘A Current Affair’ and ‘The Project’. Dr Nagel is also a member of the prestigious International Neuropsychological Society, and is a feature writer for ‘Jigsaw’ and the ‘Child’ series of magazines which collectively offers parenting advice to more than one million Australian readers.
He has been widely published in numerous journal and textbooks and is the author of 'Boys-Stir-Us: Working WITH the Hidden Nature of Boys', In The Beginning: The Brain, Early Development and Learning’, Nurturing A Healthy Mind: Doing What Matters Most For Your Child’s Developing Brain’ and 'It's A Girl Thing'. Dr Nagel is also a member of the prestigious International Neuropsychological Society and a feature writer for the 'Child' series of magazines which offers parenting advice to more than one million Australian readers.