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, …

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The Haunting of Pacific Science Center – watch now!

Thanks once again to Pacific Science Center for hosting me for another Halloween talk! It was streamed live on Youtube and you can watch it (along with the live audience chat) here: https://www.youtube.com/embed/oHau0WunmWA?start=420 If you missed listening to my always-delightful preshow playlists, you can enjoy the ghostly preshow tunes here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLf5RIvAxxbYzEphUiqAVw6Wj-OV9uo1zm You can also see …

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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 that …

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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 tragic conclusion. …

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Halloween 2018 – Neuroscience of Werewolves

Better late than never, it's Halloween 2018! I am delighted to present Halloween 2018 Science in the City at Pacific Science Center: Welcome New Werewolves. Enjoy fun learning about senses, motor control, comparative anatomy, and selections from the variety of tough, hilarious questions from the audience. https://youtu.be/kYmuB_QcVTY If you're an author, and you use some …

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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, …

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