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Cathleen O'Grady

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Freelance Science Writer — Ars Technica, Freelance
Covers:  cognitive science, linguistics, human evolution, archaeology, social sciences, psychology, ethology, urban planning, public health, traffic engineering, sociology, epidemiology, education

Language evolution PhD student, freelance science journalist. Writer of Twitter rants and drinker of inhuman amounts of tea.

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I'm a PhD student interested in how human social cognition played a role in making cavemen stop grunting and start talking. I also write about other people's research.

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@cathleenogrady — 1,088 followers, 1,720 tweets

Jul 22, 2017

@munificentbob Portraying the complications is the #1 thing I aim for, so good to hear it hit the mark :) Thanks!

Jul 21, 2017

"Why don't scientists know thing X with any level of certainty?" "In a nutshell, dude, science is fucking difficult."

Jul 21, 2017

“Why have none of you people ever seen great whites mate?” “Well, it’s really hard.”

Jul 21, 2017

The chat with a hypothetical shark researcher here is the kind of thing that needs so much more coverage.  http://www.lastwordonnothing.com/2017/07/20/humans-know-nothing-about-sharks/ 

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