Women of Color Are Using VR to Imagine a More Inclusive World


African-American genes show how slavery and the Great Migration shaped the US
Science can help explain why too little sleep makes us so emotional (“Top Pick” of Best Shortform Science Writing January-March 2016)


How We Get to Next

The Depressing Science of What Living in a City Does to Your Brain
From IVF to Designer Babies, Technology Is Not Colorblind



Unconscious racism is pervasive, starts early, and can be deadly
Why sad songs can be feel-good and noise music can be nice


Washington Post

‘Smart drugs’ are here — should college students be allowed to use them?


Scientific American

How Does Poverty Affect the Brain?


Pacific Standard

Bad Religion’s Greg Graffin and the Co-Existence Theory of Evolution
All Snowflakes Look the Same


LadyBits at Popular Science

New Study Uncovers Why Stress Leads To Depression In Some, But Not Others


Science with Moxie at Scientific American

Selected Posts

Spooky Music is Spookier With Your Eyes Closed

It’s What You See at the Concert, Not What You Hear

2013: A Brain Wave Symphony?

Madness Redefined at the World Science Festival

Icarus at the Cutting Edge of the World Science Festival (a favorite because I got to interview LeVar Burton!)

Musical Emotions: Chills Edition