Cohort Program Blog, Interviews and Other Writing

  • Postdoc Perspectives: Q&A with Harriet Fagerberg

    Authors: Siddhant Pusdekar
    Posted 14/08/2023
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    With about 86 billion neurons, the human brain is among our most complex and dynamic organs. It shapes our relationships and behavior, our perception of the world and ourselves. When any of these go wrong, we tend to locate the problem within our minds or brains, and thus within ourselves.

    According to Harriet Fagerberg, the medical model, which construes mental ill…

  • The Insight Paradox

    Authors: Justin Garson
    Posted 01/05/2023

    Garson, J. (2023, April 12). The Insight Paradox. Psychology Today: The Biology of Human Nature.

  • Bio-inspired design: interview with PI Emilie Snell-Rood

    Authors: Ivana Truong
    Posted 21/02/2023
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    Could you introduce yourself?
    I’m Emilie Snell-Rood, Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota in the College of Biological Sciences and the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior. I'm broadly interested in how organisms deal with changing environments and what that means for conservation. In parallel, I’m interested…