With extraordinary lessons for us all
This is from an interview first published in 2002 in AVS (Audio/Visual Stimulation) magazine, reprinted with the permission of the publisher and of Michael Hutchison, an old and dear friend of Thom’s. Since then, an edited version of this interview has been published in the new and updated edition of Michael's Book of Floating: Exploring the Private Sea" book.
With a SPECT scan, a child is injected with a radioactive material directly into his bloodstream. Its radiation-emitting particles are carried to every nook and cranny of his body. How much does this raise the child's risk of getting cancer later in life?
I remember walking into the living room and saying to my wife, "I think I've just participated in a cultural brainwashing experiment."
ADDers are damaged by growing up in our society, but not in hunting cultures. Why?
Why do so many children and adults with ADD/ADHD seem to lack the normal social graces or ability to make and keep friends, and what can be done about it?
A response to a Barkley/Goldstein editorial trying to tie evolution to ADHD.
How obvious is it, that the US state school system is based on the history of schools in Germany going back over hundreds of years?
If you have the "defect" of ADHD you’re doomed to struggle and most likely fail. Not true!
Thom Hartmann's approach showing the differences between "Hunters" and "Farmers".
The concept of compulsory public schools has been tried, with little success.
A review of the hunter and farmer theory, five years after it was first published.
1981 article on the New England Salem Village and how children were cared for (and are still cared for).
Reaction to an Forbes article.
Is ADHD a disorder, or are people just different?