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Taylor Beck

GPSW 2012

Taylor Beck

Health, mental health, neuroscience

Taylor Beck is a freelance writer in New York. His stories have appeared in The Washington Post, Scientific American, and The Atlantic, among other publications, and his research in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Matter, as well as several books. He writes about medicine and neuroscience, particularly sleep, mental health, and technology. His work appeared on The National Geographic Channel in a documentary, Sleepless In America, in 2014.

Thesis: The Twitching Eye: REM Sleep and the Emotional Brain

Recent Publications Include: