From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information, Inc.
(Stephen Larsen, Ph.D., coauthor of Joseph Campbell: A Fire in the Mind)
“Thom Hartmann demonstrates that ADHD can be associated with creativity, high achievement, and a most successful adaptive style.”
(Edward Hallowell, M.D., author of Driven to Distraction)
"Once again, with tireless scholarship and a bit of poetry, Thom Hartmann helps take us to the edge of knowing ourselves, our brains, and our world."
(John J. Ratey, M.D., author of A User's Guide to the Brain)
"Offers concrete strategies for helping Edison-gene children to reach their full potential."
(Spirit of Change, May/June 2004)
"The Edison Gene is an impressively well-written and well-researched book."
(Kathy Heckler, New Age Retailer, May.June 2004, Vol. 18 No. 3)
"Not only challenges majority opinion and does so effectively, but backs up each observation with real, authentic evidence."
(P.H.M Atwater, L.H.D, author of The New Children and Near-Death Experiences and We Live Forever: The real Truth About Death)
"Shows that, rather than being problems, such children are an important and vital gift to our society and the world."
(AZ Net News, Aug/Sept 2004)
"Hartmann shows the positive sides of ADHD and how as a society we have turned these same traits into negatives."
(Kerri Connor, Circle of Stones, Fall 2004, Vol.1 Issue 6)
"Hartmann gives us a deeper explanation of ADHD, explaining its origins and characteristics and offering strategies to help."
(Jenny Richter, Magical Blend, October 2004)
"For those who believe that ADHD can be treated without medication, this book could be akin to another New Testament . . ."
Manuel Mota-Castillo, M.D., Psychiatric Services, April 2005)