Adderall, a drug prescribed to treat ADHD, is increasingly being used as a “cognitive enhancer” by high school and college students. (Anyone with a child in high school has heard the stories.) Several teachers I know have told me that, in their experience, drugs that enhance a person’s ability to focus–like Adderall and Ritalin–have the… Read More Adderall vs. Creativity
Wow, two news articles in one week about how creativity and vision can be blocked by the will of the majority. First, the technoscenti buzzed with the word that Google’s lead designer, Doug Bowman, has left the company. On his blog, Bowman explained that the numbers-driven culture of Google made it impossible to do good… Read More The Problem With Groups?