Nerds: Who They Are and Why We Need More of Them

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A lively, thought-provoking book that zeros in on the timely issue of how anti-intellectualism is bad for our children and even worse for America. Why are our children so terrified to be called "nerds"? And what is the cost of this rising tide of anti-intellectualism to both our children and our nation? In "Nerds," family psychotherapist and psychology professor David Anderegg examines why science and engineering have become socially poisonous disciplines, why adults wink at the derision of "nerdy" kids, and what we can ...

Nerds: Who They Are and Why We Need More of Them 2008, Tarcher, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781585425907

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