Sandra Aamodt: Why dieting doesn't usually work
Sandra Aamodt - Neuroscientist and science writer
Sandra Aamodt explores the neuroscience of everyday life, examining new research and its impact on our understanding of ourselves. Full bio
what to have for dinner.
tell your body to lose it,
the setting on the thermostat,
against the next shortage.
won't make you lose weight
About the speaker:Sandra Aamodt - Neuroscientist and science writer
Sandra Aamodt explores the neuroscience of everyday life, examining new research and its impact on our understanding of ourselves.
Why you should listen
Sandra Aamodt is a neuroscientist and science writer, who takes the complexities of neuroscience research and whips them into fun reads that give people a better understanding of their minds and behavior. Her books Welcome to Your Brain and Welcome to Your Child's Brain (both written with Sam Wang) are designed to bring neuroscience to a general audience, and they've both been widely translated. Aamodt's science writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, El Mundo and the Times of London.
From 2003 to 2008, Aamodt was the editor-in-chief of Nature Neuroscience, a leading scientific journal in the field of brain research. She brings a significant scientific background to the task of explaining new research without creating neurobunk. During her career, she has read over five thousand neuroscience papers, and written many editorials on science policy.
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