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Emily Willingham
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Silberman traces in exquisite and engaging detail a narrative that is as much about how we treat each other as it is about autism.
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Alcohol, smoking, diabetes, and obesity are associated with smaller brain volumes, greater dementia risk.
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Diagnosing mental illness is pretty straightforward. Simply do the following.
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Each week, several times a week she would drive the road. Climb to the top of a grade, engage a blind turn where it peaked, drop down into the flats below to cross marshlands with a central, uneven peak, like a woman lying su...
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Yale-educated University of Tennessee law professor Glenn Harlan Reynolds has favored the world with his op-ed in USA Today (really, USA Today?) about #Shirtgate or #Shirtstorm, depending on your hashtag of choice. If you don...
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Did you think the abuse is only against women? Ughh
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Huckabee shows his ignorance about schizophrenia and his willingness to use mental illness as a slur.
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How many Nobel laureates does it take to screw up a position? By my current count, nine. I'm sure someone, somewhere, has already observed the rich irony of using the collective privilege and power of the Nobel to try to shut...
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Some things to love about the dog–human relationship that didn’t get a mention the '60 Minutes’ segment on Chaser, the world's smartest dog.
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On May 27, John Bohannon published a self-congratulatory piece at io9 about how he'd "fooled millions" into thinking that chocolate helps with weight loss. How? He conducted a human subjects study of 15 people, ventured on a ...
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Biologist, writer, and editor. Cranky but cheerful. I enjoy lively discussions that some people think of as "arguments."
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  • UT-Austin
    English, B.A.
  • UT-Austin
    Biological sciences, Ph.D.
  • UCSF
    Postdoc, pediatric urology