Neurodiversity: An Important Axis of Diversity in Ocean Sciences



Wilson, Jamie, Sibert, Elizabeth, Grigoratou, Maria, Jones, Chloe, Rubin, Leah and Smillie, Zeinab
(2023) Neurodiversity: An Important Axis of Diversity in Ocean Sciences. Oceanography, 36 (4). pp. 60-61.

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Abstract

<jats:p>Neurodiversity refers to variations in the human brain that affect information processing; it includes conditions, or “neurotypes,” such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dyspraxia, among others. Neurodiversity can be conceptualized as significant differences in the ways that individuals process information; such differences may concern written or verbal language, sensory information, body language, or social interactions. These differences have been historically viewed within the medical model of disability, for example, as deficits in ability through a diagnosed condition, often associated with a goal of curing or managing the condition.</jats:p>

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 37 Earth Sciences, 3708 Oceanography, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism, Brain Disorders, Behavioral and Social Science, Pediatric, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), Neurosciences, 2 Aetiology, 2.3 Psychological, social and economic factors, 2.1 Biological and endogenous factors, Mental health
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Environmental Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2023 08:50
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2024 18:11
DOI: 10.5670/oceanog.2024.103
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3177196