Author: Katherine Ellison

Katherine Ellison

Katherine Ellison is a Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist and author of three books on ADHD, most recently including ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know, written with Stephen Hinshaw, vice-chair for psychology at the University of California, San Francisco, and published in 2015 by Oxford University Press.

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Tune In, Turn On

Can a profoundly deaf musician teach us to listen better? Katherine Ellison talks to percussionist Evelyn Glennie, who wants us to wake up to the soundscape that is always around us.

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Brain Overload

Restless, impulsive, distracted, forgetful: we all experience those things. But for 16 million Americans, this cocktail of brain struggles can do real harm. What is ADHD? Do you have it? What can be done?

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Healing Waters

War veterans—who’ve seen more pain and devastation than most will see in a lifetime—struggle to find peace, and ways to fit back in and contribute all they have to offer. Three days on a roiling river bring them a step closer to feeling good in their own skin again.