See you at Cedar Crest College next week!

So where will you be next Tuesday, March 19?  Got any big plans. You’ll find me at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania discussing love, lust and the brain from 4:00pm-5:00pm in Oberkotter 1. Fun fact about me:  I actually

My favorite video review of DIRTY MINDS thus far…

Thanks, Stanley!

And just like that, “Dirty Minds” becomes “This Is Your Brain on Sex”

Happy New Year! You may have noticed a few changes around here.  Welcome to my new website–the guys at Out:think did an amazing job with the design and implementation.  And I’m looking forward to blogging and keeping y’all abreast about

A case for aging like a normal person ( – 15 December 2011)

Why I'm avoiding Botox–and the notion that I have an expiration date. Excerpt: The first hint that people thought I had an "expiration date" (a visible, indelible mark on my person, saying how much time I had left to be

Finding the key to open the blood brain barrier (The Dana Foundation Website – 5 December 2011)

Neuroscientists are finding novel ways to open the blood brain barrier–to potentially deliver much-needed drugs to individuals with Alzheimer's or other neurodegenerative disorders. Excerpt: Potential drugs for neurodegenerative disorders such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and Alzheimer’s disease have been stymied

I had an orgasm in an MRI scanner (The Guardian’s Notes and Theories Blog – 16 November 2011)

Barry Komisaruk's orgasm research was a hot topic at this year's Society for Neuroscience conference.  The Guardian asked me to blog about how one has an orgasm in an fMRI. Excerpt: The first question, invariably, is, "Excuse me? You had

It happened to me: I donated an orgasm to science ( – 28 November 2011)

sdfd What happens when you donate an orgasm to science and it goes viral on the web?  Well, let me tell you. Excerpt: After donating one of my orgasms to neuroscience, I watched a scan of my brain at the

Updating Facebook status, to divorced (The New York Times At War Blog – 22 November 2011)

For the New York Times' At War blog, I wrote a piece about military divorce. Excerpt: Soon after I married my Army officer husband, an acquaintance gave me a photocopied page of an old-school military spouse handbook as a lark.

What neuroscience can teach us about love (Happen – November 2011)

Theo Pauline Nestor interviewed me for this Q&A about love and the brain.  Excerpt: When writer Kayt Sukel was perched to reenter the dating world, she was suddenly confronted with the fact that she could not answer what she thought

The Best American Travel Writing 2011 – Notable List

My article, Chet of Arabia, was mentioned on page 255 of The Best American Travel Writing 2011 (Sloane Crosley) as one of 2010's most notable travel pieces.