Hunters in a Farmers World: ADHD and Hunter Gatherers

  title={Hunters in a Farmers World: ADHD and Hunter Gatherers},
  author={S. Dein},
  • S. Dein
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • This paper considers the contemporary disorder ADHD as an evolutionary adaptation. After critiquing evolutionary psychology and psychiatry I discuss two evolutionary models of ADHD emphasising hyperactivity and impulsiveness and aggression respectively. I conclude by discussing the implications for child education 


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