I'm a writer with a background in neuroscience & Japanese. Before writing, I worked in brain imaging labs studying sleep, memory & aging.
The legacy of mental illness can be like family silver or inherited fame: burden and bounty. A review of "Another Kind of Madness" by Steve Hinshaw
A Vaccine For Depression?
Ketamine’s remarkable effect bolsters a new theory of mental illness.
The Attention Machine
A new brain-scanning technique could change the way scientists think about human focus.
Sleepless in America - Sleepless in America Episode - National ...
I interviewed scientists, wrote a preliminary outline, treatment and casting document for this National Geographic documentary, led by former HBO producer John Hoffman.
Jim Simons, the Numbers King
Algorithms made him a Wall Street billionaire. His new research center helps scientists mine data for the common good.
Story by D.T. Max. Research by me.
A Trip Inside the Schizophrenic Mind
Researchers are investigating how hallucinogens might be used to model—and develop treatments for—psychosis
Love on Lithium
What happened when I told my girlfriend I have bipolar disorder
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The Man Behind New App Shadow Wants To Quantify Our...
Dance of neurons
How brain cell vibrations could help treat diseases like Alzheimer's
What We're Reading: Fox 8 by George Saunders: The Q: GQ
"Fiction softens the border between you and me, between me and me, between the reader and the writer."
Laughing At The Dark — Medium
How David Foster Wallace Takes Readers Places They Don’t Like to Go
Decoding the Brain
One day, scientists will be able to “see” the images and memories in our minds
Can Dating Apps Solve Japan's Sex Crisis?
Japan has a sex problem, and digital dating could help fix it. So why are single people there so reluctant to dive in?
Alone In A Cockpit, Surrounded By Sky
Alabama aviator, businessman Floyd McGowin soared.
(The Montgomery Advertiser)
Lonely? There's An App For That
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.