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The Boy Who Felt Too Much: How a renowned neuroscientist and his son changed our view of autism forever
  

The Boy Who Felt Too Much: How a renowned neuroscientist and his son changed our view of autism forever (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

By Wagner, Lorenz

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Henry Markram is the Elon Musk of neuroscience, the man behind the billion-dollar Blue Brain Project to build a supercomputer model of the brain. He has set the goal of decoding all disturbances of the mind within a generation. This quest is personal for him. The driving force be...hind his grand ambition has been his son Kai, who suffers from autism. Raising Kai made Henry Markram question all that he thought he knew about neuroscience, and then inspired his groundbreaking research that would upend the conventional wisdom about autism, expressed in his now-famous theory of Intense World Syndrome.When Kai was first diagnosed, his father consulted studies and experts. He knew as much about the human brain as almost anyone but still felt as helpless as any parent confronted with this condition in his child. What's more, the scientific consensus that autism was a deficit of empathy didn't mesh with Markram's experience of his son. He became convinced that the disorder, which has seen a 657 per cent increase in diagnoses over the past decade, was fundamentally misunderstood....
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ISBN 9780369330086
Released AU 5 Dec 2019
Publisher Readhowyouwant
Format Paperback, Large type / large print edition
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ISBN-13 9780369330086
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Readhowyouwant
Imprint ReadHowYouWant
Released 5 Dec 2019
Publication Country Canada Canada
Format Paperback, Large type / large print edition
Edition Large type / large print edition
Author(s) By Wagner, Lorenz
Category Biography & Autobiography
Number of Pages 250
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 240mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Biography: General

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