Selected work


What makes the human brain so special? Compared to its other primate relatives, it is certainly bigger, and it sports some unique regions. But now brain scans are showing that, deep inside, the way brain cells connect to each other is also part of the story.

Scientific American July 2020

Searching for schizophrenia

In the late 1960s an international contingent of psychiatrists took up a monumental task: making schizophrenia mean the same thing to doctors around the world.

Distillations November 2019

Mood ring

A smartphone app that monitors speech patterns of the user may soon be able to warn of an impending mood swing.

Nautilus April 2014