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Uta Frith

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Uta Frith is a German developmental psychologist working at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London.
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Invisible Women
Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
Caroline Criado Perez - 2019-03-12
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Imagine a world where your phone is too big for your hand, where your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body, where in a car accident you are 47% more likely to be seriously injured, where every week the countless hours of work you do are not recognised or valued. If any of this sounds familiar, chances are that you're a woman.Invisib...
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Got to read this book.      source
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ADHD Nation
Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic
Alan Schwarz - 2017-09-05 (first published in 2016)
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The groundbreaking account of the widespread misdiagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder—and how its unchecked growth has made ADHD one of the most controversial conditions in medicine, with serious effects on children, adults, and society. “ADHD Nation should be required reading” (The New York Times Book Review).More than one in seven...
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Must get this interesting book on ADHD exploitation.      source
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The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity
Steve Silberman - 2016-08-23 (first published in 2015)
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Going back to the earliest days of autism research and chronicling the brave and lonely journey of autistic people and their families through the decades, Silberman provides long-sought solutions to the autism puzzle, while mapping out a path for our society toward a more humane world in which people with learning differences and those who love the...
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Definitely. You'll get a completely different outlook on history of #autism from @stevesilberman's book.      source
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