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The myth of laziness

Author: Melvin D Levine
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Simon & Schuster paperback edView all editions and formats
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"When we call someone lazy, we condemn a human being," writes Mel Levine, M.D. In The Myth of Laziness, the bestselling author of A Mind at a Time shows that children dismissed as unproductive or "lazy" usually suffer from what he calls "output failure"--A neurodevelopmental dysfunction that can continue to cause difficulties into adulthood if left unchecked.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin D Levine
ISBN: 0743213688 9780743213684 074321367X 9780743213677
OCLC Number: 53992696
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 270 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Myth of Sisyphus --
1. Getting a mind to work --
2. Russell Strinberg : a case of low motor turnout --
3. Clint Walker : forgetting how to remember --
4. Ginny Caldwell : Repeated energy crises --
5. Scott Murray : controls out of control --
6. Darnell Mason : words that can't describe --
7. Roberta Chan : deflation ideation --
8. Sharon and Mark Taylor : falling prey to disarray --
10. Righting of writing --
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Responsibility: Mel Levine.
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Dr. Mel Levine's revolutionary theory says that very few people are truly lazy. Rather, nearly all "lazy" children and unproductive adults suffer from "output failure"--a problem of the mind. "The  Read more...

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"Teacher" magazine Insightful...Levine's ideas, culled from his research and broad clinical experience, are as commonsensical and practical as they are wise. "Newsweek" Mel Levine wants to Read more...

 
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