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Montpelier, VT
Freelance Journalist
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Write on sci & culture @ NY Times, NatGeo, Slate, PacificStand, Aeon, etal. Author My Mother's Lover (Atavist) & The Orchid & The Dandelion (Crown, eta 2015).

David Dobbs's Biography

David Dobbs writes features and essays for publications including The New York Times, National Geographic, Slate, Wired.com, The New York Times Magazine, and other publications. Several of his stories have been chosen for leading science anthologies; most recently, his much-discussed feature for the Atlantic, "The Orchid Children," was selected by Jerome Groopman for Ecco/HarperPerennial's Best American Science Writing 2010. He is now writing a book, working title ...

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Sep 30, 2014

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Sep 30, 2014

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Sep 30, 2014

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Sep 30, 2014

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Sep 30, 2014

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Sep 30, 2014

@virginiahughes I’ve heard some offer that LeDoux’s amygdala work might one day make the grade; role in emotion & learning etc.

Sep 30, 2014

RT @virginiahughes: Hey Tweeps -- NatGeo is asking us at @ngphenomena which discoveries should have gotten Nobel Prizes but never did. Any suggestions?

Sep 30, 2014

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Sep 30, 2014

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