Archive for January, 2007

A New Kind of Living Space (Irving Parent – November 2006)

My essay, "A New Kind of Living Space," was reprinted in the regional parenting magazine Irving Parent in November 2006.  The essay first appeared in the Christian Science Monitor titled as "Our Home’s Designer Look, Courtesy of Fisher-Price." 

Taking Care of Me (The Bark – Issue #40, January/February 2007)

"Taking Care of Me," an essay about how my relationship with my dog changed during my husband’s deployment to Iraq was published in Issue #40 of the Bark.  Excerpt: I did it again. I know that I shouldn’t have.  I

Basal Ganglia Contribute to Learning, but Also Certain Disorders (BrainWork – 23 January 2007)

An article on the basal ganglia and the area’s newly discovered prominence in learning and reward has been published in the Dana Foundation’s BrainWork Neuroscience Newsletter. Excerpt: Move over, hippocampus. The basal ganglia, a group of interconnected brain areas located

Talking About the Problem (Literary Mama – 22 January 2007)

My Op-Ed on the lack of desire to discuss the efficacy (or lack thereof) of Megan’s Law is now up on the Literary Mama website.  Excerpt: Not long ago, I was discussing the DaiShin WolfHawk case with some friends, most

Building for the Shattered Mind: Partnering Brain Science and Architecture (Cerebrum – 20 January 2007)

A co-authored piece (with Russell Epstein, PhD) about the hypotheses generated at a recent Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture (ANFA) multi-disciplinary workshop entitled, "Neuroscience of Facilities for the Aging and People with Alzheimer’s," appears in the January edition of Cerebrum.

Healthcare Industry Survey Reports

For a corporate project, I ghostwrote three survey reports for the Vendome Group, a leading publisher in the healthcare sector.  These reports included topics such as critical needs assessment, the optimization of clinical workflow and the use of mobile computing