Based on this line of thinking, researchers now approach autism as a complex condition, a “broader phenotype” which a person can have in higher or lower degrees. Continue reading Teasing out our Neurodiversity: the Autism-Spectrum Quotient
Perhaps when you imagine a mathematics PhD student, the picture in your mind is different from when you imagine a DJ. Alma Lindborg is both. Continue reading This DJ is getting a PhD in her spare time
A recent study suggests that the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, which seems to have been written in part to challenge the culture of silence and stigma surrounding suicide, may have actually played a part in raising the suicide rate in the month following the release of the series online. Continue reading Can a TV show really raise the suicide rate?
After earning my MedNeuro PhD in 2017, I decided to go a different path than anyone I knew. So it was clear I needed to make new contacts Continue reading 10 Networking Tips for Scientists
In the study of human development, there once was a time where when a prickly ethical issue turned into science at its best… only to become a moral conundrum once again. Continue reading The Longest Two Weeks in the World: When Do We Limit Human Embryonic Research?
I wake up to the gloomy Berlin mornings, and I feel as if my mind is filled with an amorphous gray fuzz that drowns away most of my usual hubbub of thoughts. Continue reading Spry in Summer, Weedy in Winter: Seasonal Affective Disorders
We age every day. Most of the time we don’t realize it. But the aging process is a relentless force of nature. What happens in our brains as we get older? Continue reading Life of Brain: How the Brain Matures over the Lifespan
Luke sat down with me to discuss how he landed in Berlin, problems with the research industry, science fiction and plans for the future. Continue reading Interview: Statistics Lecturer Luke Tudge