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

Smith, Matthew (2010) A place for hyperactivity : Sputnik, the cold war “brain race” and the origins of hyperactivity in the United States, 1957-1968. In: Locating Health. Pickering & Chatto Publishers. ISBN 978 1 84893 150 3

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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.