Wilderness Details

About a year ago, my friend Nolan invited me to Yosemite to do some camping and rock climbing.  Reticent about rehashing a forgotten part of my youth–and newly wary of the risks involved, I decided to join him for what he told me was a short, easy climb.  The climb itself did turn out to […]

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How I became a neuroscientist

I am often asked how I found my career.  From an early age, I’ve obsessed over two things: automobiles, and psychology.  The arc that carried me to a career where I can pursue these interests is rather long.  I describe the journey here so that any readers interested in changing their paths to pursue an exotic interest […]

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