Brain Talk: Power and Negotiation in Children’s Discourse About Self, Brain, and Behavior, by Ilina Singh
[…] on the basis of conversations with three groups (undiagnosed, diagnosed with ADHD but medicated, or diagnosed but not medicated) Ilina Singh (2013) described how children, including those of the two latter groups, did not subordinate their I to brain-based explanations but tended to depict the role of the brain in their lives in ways that emphasized personal agency. She thus confirmed that encounters with neuroscientific discourses or technologies do not necessarily cerebralize subjectivity.
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