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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 — 1,057 followers, 1,686 tweets

May 13, 2017

Being the UK Eurovision delegate is not all that different from being the District 12 tribute.

May 10, 2017

Flashback to Brian Cox calling insect/arachnid distinction "the pedantry of biologists" on QI. (Why yes, this grudge is indeed a bit old.) https://t.co/KuvL4Mx85X

May 10, 2017

RT @NotHF: Dear Physicists, You aren't qualified to make pronouncements on every field of science. Love, Every other scienti…

May 10, 2017

RT @moryan: "I was offline 20 mins, what's up?" "CIA is now run by Guy Fieri. 72 rats in a suit are the secretary of defense. Tuesdays were outlawed."

May 09, 2017

RT @TomLevenson: Everyone: read this thread. One finding leaps out at me, beyond the obvious: the college debt crisis cld be seen as…

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