A place for hyperactivity: Sputnik, the cold war “brain race” and the origins of hyperactivity in the United States, 1957-1968

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the origins of hyperactivity in the United States. It is part of a collection of essays which focus on the dynamic relationship between health and place.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationLocating Health
EditorsErika Dyck, Christopher Fletcher
PublisherPickering & Chatto Publishers
ISBN (Electronic)978 1 84893 150 3
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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Health
Hyperactivity
Cold War

Keywords

  • hyperactivity
  • medical history
  • United States
  • sputnik
  • cold war

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Smith, Matthew. / A place for hyperactivity : Sputnik, the cold war “brain race” and the origins of hyperactivity in the United States, 1957-1968. Locating Health. editor / Erika Dyck ; Christopher Fletcher. Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2010.
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