I'm a writer with a background in neuroscience & Japanese. Before writing, I worked in brain imaging labs studying sleep, memory & aging.
Ketamine’s remarkable effect bolsters a new theory of mental illness.
A new brain-scanning technique could change the way scientists think about human focus.
Researchers are investigating how hallucinogens might be used to model—and develop treatments for—psychosis
"Fiction softens the border between you and me, between me and me, between the reader and the writer."
The Man Behind New App Shadow Wants To Quantify Our...
I interviewed scientists, wrote a preliminary outline, treatment and casting document for this National Geographic documentary, led by former HBO producer John Hoffman.
What happened when I told my girlfriend I have bipolar disorder
One day, scientists will be able to “see” the images and memories in our minds
Japan has a sex problem, and digital dating could help fix it. So why are single people there so reluctant to dive in?
Alabama aviator, businessman Floyd McGowin soared.
(The Montgomery Advertiser)
The phone rang; a woman answered. Our awkward opening was brief. “This is my first time,” I said. “I’m not sure how this is supposed to go.” She said she’d be happy to listen.
This experiment was the first to "decode" dream content traits from brain activity during sleep. I worked on the project in Kyoto during its first year of design, data collection & analysis, from 2009-2010.
"We are good for each other, like deep sea fish and the bacteria that keep them aglow."