Today for my #WomenInSTEM initiative I'm featuring #mammalogists and #scicomm advocates Katie Hinde and Danielle N. Lee. These women are doing important work that combines science, human health, public policy, science policy... I could go on. Check it out!
Developmental biologist Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz and shark researcher and conservationist Melissa Cristina Márquez are both incredible scientists and #scicomm advocates.
Originally posted in Psychology Today December 24, 2018 As a kid I would start my Christmas countdown in July. To this day my parents remind me of my elementary school age “post-Christmas meltdowns.” On December 26th they often found me in tears, lamenting the hundreds of days that stood between me and next year’s Christmas… [Continued... Continue Reading →
One of my New Year resolutions is to bring more attention to all of the amazing female scientists and science communicators out there. I'll highlight 2 each week of 2019. This week: Jen Heemstra and Malika Jeffries-EL
Originally posted in Psychology Today, September 21, 2018 In the last post, we left off with the knowledge that human brains grow for longer into adulthood compared to chimp brains. But why would that matter? Turns out, that time allows for increased development of structures and tissues that may underlie our uniquely-human traits. Let's start... Continue Reading →