My next book, I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language, will be published by Dutton in April 2014. You can pre-order your copy on Amazon or Barnes & Noble or tell your local bookstore you want it at Indie Bound.
My story on How Video Games Change the Brain is out now in the Jan/Feb issue of Scientific American Mind. You can read part of it here.
I contributed to an anthology on parenting called Torn: True Stories of Kids, Career & Modern Motherhood. It includes 47 essays on everything from guilt to balance to infertility. My piece, “Fluidity,” leads the book. It’s now available on Amazon and elsewhere.
Last week, I was a guest blogger for Motherlode, one of the blogs of the New York Times. I wrote about my son Alex again, this time about how we have approached letting him take risks, which is particularly fraught because a bump on the head could mean he loses what remains of his hearing. The comments from Motherlode readers have been gratifyingly supportive. You can read the original post here.
Citizens for a Sustainable Future, an Intermountain West grassroots environmental group, posted a nice review of Toxic Truth today. You can read it here.