The book

The author

  • David Shenk is the national bestselling author of five previous books, including The Forgetting ("remarkable" - Los Angeles Times), Data Smog ("indispensable" - New York Times), and The Immortal Game ("superb" - Wall Street Journal). He is a correspondent for TheAtlantic.com, and has contributed to National Geographic, Slate, The New York Times, Gourmet, Harper's, The New Yorker, NPR, and PBS.

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February 28, 2007

Comments

Robert Sperry

Have you found this blog?
http://eideneurolearningblog.blogspot.com/

by the Authors of this book:
he Mislabeled Child: How Understanding Your Child's Unique Learning Style Can Open the Door to Success
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1401302254/neurolearni04-20

It offers an excellent look at how labels can be used and abused. They focus on going beyond the high level syndrom labels to determining the specific often treatable cause of the problem.

Claes Mogren

A very interesting series of posts on this topic can be found on wired:

http://blog.wired.com/biotech/calebs_brain_hack/index.html

Mark Woodman is trying to help his son who has a Sensory Processing Disorder by recalibrating his brain. Inspired by Scott Adams (dilbertblog) he's convinced that so called "brain hacks" is the best way to help Caleb.

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