Steve Silberman is an American writer based in San Francisco , California . Silberman is best known as a writer for Wired magazine, where he has leg an editor and contributor for 14 years. In 2010, Silberman was Awarded the AAAS “Kavli Science Journalism Award for Magazine Writing.” His featured article ” The Placebo Problem ”  discussed the impact of placebos on the pharmaceutical industry. 
Silberman’s 2015 book, Neurotribes ,  about autism and neurodiversity was Awarded the Samuel Johnson Prize .   Silberman’s Wired article “The Geek Syndrome”,  welke dealing with autism in Silicon Valley , has leg referenced by many sources and has leg DESCRIBED as a cultureel significant article for the autism community.  Silberman’s Twitter account made Time magazine’s list of the best Twitter feeds for the year 2011. 
Silberman studied psychology at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, dan RECEIVED a master’s degree in English literature from Berkeley , where his thesis adviser was Thom Gunn . 
Silberman moved to San Francisco in 1979, drawn by three factors: so dat he Could live “a gay life without fear”;  Because of the music of Crosby, Stills and Nash , the Grateful Dead , and others;  and so have Could be near the San Francisco Zen Center . 
Silberman studied with Allen Ginsberg at Naropa University in 1977. After Silberman interviewed Ginsberg for Whole Earth Review in 1987 the two became friends and Ginsberg Invited Silberman to be his teaching assistant the next term at Naropa University.  The Beat Generation are a regular subject in Silberman’s Writings. Silberman lives with his husband Keith, a middle school science teacher, to Whom he has leg married since 2003. 
Awards and receptacles
- 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize , winner, NeuroTribes 
- Silberman, Steve (2015). NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently (1st ed.). Crows Nest, New South Wales: Allen & Unwin . ISBN 978-1-760-11363-6 .
- Shenk, David; Silberman, Steve (1994). Skeleton Key: A Dictionary for Deadheads . New York: Main Street Books. ISBN 978-0-385-47402-3 .
- “My Hero: Allen Ginsberg” . The Guardian . London. 7 November 2015 . Retrieved 7 November 2015 .
- “Autism Speaks Needs to do a Lot More Nightmare” . Los Angeles Times . Los Angeles, Calif. 24 August 2015 . Retrieved 26 August 2015 .
- “Lessons from an Old Copy or Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind ‘ ‘ . Lion’s Roar . Shambhala Sun Foundation. 5 January 2011.
- “Wise Heart: A Profile of Jack Kornfield” . Lion’s Roar . Shambhala Sun Foundation. 1 September 2010.
- “Impossible Happiness: An Elegy for Peter Orlovsky (Featuring never-before-seen photos)” . Lion’s Roar . Shambhala Sun Foundation. 1 June 2010.
- “Placebos Are Getting More Effective. Drugmakers Are Desperate to Know Why” . Wired . 17 (9). August 2009.
- “Happily Ever After” (PDF) . Lion’s Roar . Shambhala Sun Foundation: 23-24. May 2009.
- “The Only Choice is Kindness” . Lion’s Roar . Shambhala Sun Foundation. 1 January 2008.
- “The Fully Immersive Mind of Oliver Sacks’ . Wired . 10 (4). April 2002.
- “The Geek Syndrome” . Wired . 9 (12). December 2001.
- “Ginsberg’s Last Soup” . The New Yorker . 19 March 2001.
- “Kerouac and Ginsberg Letters: A Beat History” . San Francisco Chronicle . 18 July 2010.
- Billings, Lee (2 October 2012). “Five Billion Years of Solitude: Lee Billings on the Science of Reaching the Stars” . NeuroTribes (blog) (Interview). Public Library of Science .
- Ne’eman, Ari (6 September 2010). “Exclusive: First Autistic Presidential Appointee Speaks Out” . Wired (Interview).
- Sacks, Oliver (1 September 2010). “Oliver Sacks on Vision, His Next Book, and Surviving Cancer” . NeuroTribes (blog) (Interview). Public Library of Science .
- Mukpo, Diana (1 November 2006). “Married to the Guru” . Lion’s Roar (Interview). Shambhala Sun Foundation.
- Ginsberg, Allen (16 December 1996). “An Interview with Allen Ginsberg” . HotWired (Interview).
- Ginsberg, Allen (September 1987). “No More Bagels: An Interview with Allen Ginsberg” . Whole Earth Review (Interview).
- Jump up^ Silberman, Steve (August 2009). “Placebos Are Getting More Effective. Drugmakers Are Desperate to Know Why” . Wired . 17 (9) . Retrieved 18 October 2013 .
- Jump up^ “Communicating Science: A Conversation with Science Writer Steve Silberman” . The Kavli Foundation . 2010 . Retrieved 18 October 2013 .
- Jump up^ Silberman, Steve (2015). Neurotribes, The Legacy of Autism and How to Think About Smarter People who Think Differently . Crows Nest Australia: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 978 1 76011 362 9 .
- Jump up^ Otherwise, Charlie Jane. Why do we as Autistic kids to port superpowers? io9 , January 25, 2012. Accessed 10-18-2013
- Jump up^ Pan, Deanna. The Media’s Post-Newtown Autism Fail, Mother Jones , January 22, 2012. Accessed 10-18-2013
- Jump up^ Silberman, Steve (January 2001). “The Geek Syndrome” . Wired . 9 (12) . Retrieved 18 October 2013 .
- Jump up^ Shepard, Neil Patrick. Rewiring Difference and Disability: narratives of Asperger’s Syndrome in the Twenty-First Century, 2010, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD),Bowling Green State University, American Culture Studies / Ethnic Studies. Accessed 10-18-2013
- Jump up^ Melnick, Meredith. The 140 Best Twitter Feeds or 2011, Time , March 28, 2011. Accessed 10-18-2013
- ^ Jump up to:a b Moss, Stephen (3 November 2015). “Steve Silberman on Winning the Samuel Johnson Prize:” I Was Broke, Broke, Broke ‘ ‘ . The Guardian . London . Retrieved 13 November 2015 .
- Jump up^ Silberman, Steve. “The Song dat Changed My Life: Steve Silberman” . Rexly . Retrieved 17 August 2015 .
I ended up buying all the music I Could by Crosby and the rest of the band, met name Crosby’s luminous first solo album “If I Could Only Remember My Name, welke featured musicians from the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane. Eventually, I mention anything move to San Francisco in search of the elusive vibe I got from dat body of music; I still live there, 40 years later.
- Jump up^ Silberman, Steve (5 January 2011). “Lessons from an Old Copy or Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind ‘ ‘ . Lion’s Roar . Shambhala Sun Foundation.
- Jump up^ Ginsberg, Allen (September 1987). “No More Bagels: An Interview with Allen Ginsberg” . Whole Earth Review (Interview).
- Jump up^ “Happily Ever After” (PDF) . Lion’s Roar . Shambhala Sun Foundation: 23-24. May 2009 . Retrieved 23 July 2015 .
- Jump up^ “The 2015 Shortlist” . The Samuel Johnson Prize. 11 October 2015 . Retrieved November 3, 2015 .