Halloween science 2021 – Jekyll and Hyde

I’m back at it for yet another Halloween science event (virtually) at Pacific Science Center! Join me on Tuesday, October 26, on YouTube to hear my “forensic report” on the strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. You’ll learn about Jekyll’s mysterious drug that turned him into Hyde, how drugs work in the brain,Continue reading “Halloween science 2021 – Jekyll and Hyde”

Science outreach at home

About 1/3 of the world’s population, including me, are under various levels of stay at home orders. This is a difficult time for everyone, and I know there’s a special challenge for teachers and parents looking for some level of continuity in their children’s educations. A couple of things from me that are available rightContinue reading “Science outreach at home”

Featured around the internet, fall 2019

Thanks for featuring me, everyone! This article (in which I am quoted) describes a project I worked on as a graduate student. I was featured in Pomona College’s Alumni Career Stories talking about my life after college. To promote my Halloween science talk, I was on Pacific Science Center’s podcast. Amazingly, they already had thatContinue reading “Featured around the internet, fall 2019”

Double, double, toil and trouble

Double, double, toil and trouble,Fire burn and science bubble!Start it with a trick or treat,Then at Seattle Center we will meet. Macbeth… ish Join me for the fourth science Halloween at Pacific Science Center for the neuroscience of Macbeth‘s witches! I’ll be dissecting Macbeth’s decisions from his first encounter with the witches to its tragicContinue reading “Double, double, toil and trouble”

Science Halloween #3: Bad Moon Rising

I’ll be returning to Pacific Science Center’s Halloween programming for the third year running, this time with more howling. Come see me on October 30 at 7pm for an orientation session for new werewolves. Those bitten on the October 23 full moon, their friends and family, and all others are welcome! Appropriate for all ages,Continue reading “Science Halloween #3: Bad Moon Rising”