Looking for a source to discuss the neurobiology of romantic love, parenting, sex, attraction or monogamy?  Someone to discuss neuroscience and its influence on society?  Perhaps you want to learn more about the science of risk-taking–or learn how to make better decisions under risky conditions.  Kayt is available for radio, print and television spots.  She has appeared on television segments for ABC Nightline and FoxNews’ Health Talk with Dr. Manny as well as been quoted in publications from around the globe.

Kayt is also available for public speaking engagements.  She graced the stage at TEDMED and Chicago Ideas Week in 2014 with some of the world’s greatest scientists, thought leaders and innovators–and has also given talks at universities, book stores and museums across the United States and Canada.  Her talks run the gamut–she’s covered the science of love, the brain on orgasm, STEM careers, risk-taking, the importance of play, the craft of writing, the modern juggling act of parenthood and how to travel with young children.

Kayt is represented by APB Speakers.  To learn more, or book an event, visit her APB speaker profile.

Upcoming Events

5 May 2016
Parnassus Books
3900 Hillsboro Pike Suite 14
Nashville, TN

14 May 2016
Chicago Science Festival
Chicago, IL

19 May 2016
The Book Cellar
Chicago, IL

26 May 2016
Astoria Bookshop
Astoria, New York

19 July 2016
Houston Museum of Natural Science
Houston, TX
Details to come…


Previous Events



Eliminating Penalties for Playing Out of Bounds: The Value of Risky Play at TEDMED 2014.

Kayt Sukel: Dirty Minds from Chicago Ideas Week on Vimeo.

23 April 2016
Unbound Book Festival
Columbia, Missouri
(Full Schedule)
11:45am in the Chapel

20 April 2016
Georgia Tech B&N Bookstore
48 5th Street, NW
Atlanta, GA

19 April 2016
A Cappella Books
208 Haralson Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA

14 April 2016
Author Meet-up
Strange Brew, Austin Coffee
5326 Manchaca Road
Austin, TX

7 April 2016
One More Page Books and More
Arlington, VA

30 March 2016
Lone Star College CyFair Library
Houston, TX

22 March 2016
Portland Pearl Rotary Club
EcoTrust Building (2nd Floor)
721 N.W. 9th Avenue
Portland, OR
(Tickets $10 at the door for public visitors)

21 March 2016
Powell’s City of Books
1005 W. Burnside St.
Portland, Oregon

17 March 2016
Watermark Books and Cafe
Wichita, KS

10 March 2016
The Twig Bookshop
San Antonio, TX

4 March 2016
Brazos Bookstore
2421 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005

5 January 2016
The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meeting
Workshop:  Explaining the Importance of “Oddball” Science

19 October 2014
Chicago Ideas Week:  This Is Your Brain On…
Cadillac Palace Theatre
Chicago, IL

11 September 2014
TEDMED 2014: Unlocking Imagination
Session 6:  Play is Not a Waste of Time
Washington D.C.


10 April 2013
DAYTIME LECTURE: The Trouble with Women and Sciences (or Why Aren’t More Women Pursuing STEM Careers?)
10:00am-:11:00am – Proscenium Theatre in the Fine Arts Building

EVENING LECTURE:  This is Your Brain on Sex:  The Science Behind the Search for Love
7:00pm-8:00pm – – Proscenium Theatre in the Fine Arts Building

San Jacinto College
13735 Beamer Road
Houston, Texas 77089

3 April 2013
6:00pm ACC Ballrooms
SUNY Plattsburgh
Plattsburgh, New York

19 March 2013
“That Crazy Little Thing Called Love”
Cedar Crest College
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Oberkotter 1
Refreshments at 3:45pm
Seminar from 4:00-5:00pm with book signing to follow

9 February 2013
Your Brain on Love
Science Center of Iowa
(Tickets available on the @SCIOWA website)
401 W Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50309

31 January 2013
Emerging Technology and Health Journalism (with Deborah Estrin)
Computation + Journalism Symposium 2013
Georgia Institute of Technology
Technology Square Research Building (TSRB)
85 5th St., N.W. Atlanta, GA 30332

20 January 2013
Love, Sex and the Brain
Northwoods UU Church
1370 N Millbend, The Woodlands, TX 77380


13 NOVEMBER 2012
Carleton University
2203 Dunton Tower
Carleton University Cognitive Science/ Psychology talk

11 NOVEMBER 2012
DIRTY MINDS Reading/Signing
Collected Works Bookstore
1242 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, Ontario

26 JUNE 2012
The Big O:  The Science of Orgasm
Center for Sex and Culture
1349 Mission Street (at Grace Street between 9th and 10th streets); San Francisco, CA

24 APRIL 2012
Book Club
VillaSport; The Woodlands, TX

18 APRIL 2012
Love, Oxytocin and the Brain (with Sue Carter)
Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL 60657

16 APRIL 2012
Reading/Signing for Dirty Minds
Powell’s Books on Hawthorne
3723 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland, OR 97214

13 APRIL 2012
Reading/Signing for Dirty Minds
One More Page Books
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, #101, Arlington, VA 22213

4 APRIL 2012
Passionate Me, Vibrant We Virtual Event
Self Connection Bookstore
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

21 MARCH 2012
“That Crazy Little Thing Called Love”
Franklin and Marshall College; Lancaster, PA

9 MARCH 2012
DIRTY MINDS Reading/Signing
University of Washington District Bookstore; Seattle, WA

28 FEBRUARY 2012
University of Alabama in Huntsville; Huntsville, AL
11:10am-12:30pm, University of Alabama in Huntsville Honors Forum
4:00pm-6:00pm, University of Alabama in Huntsville Grad Fair, Book Signing
9:00pm UAH Event/UC Exhibit Hall

25 FEBRUARY 2012
DIRTY MINDS Reading/Signing
Barnes and Noble (Store #2200); The Woodlands, TX

23 FEBRUARY 2012
Ignite Houston
C2 Creative, 2115 Taft St., Houston, TX  77006

16 FEBRUARY 2012
Book Signing and Q&A
Museum of Sex
233 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10016

14 FEBRUARY 2012
“That Crazy Little Thing Called Love”
Houston Museum of Natural Science – Sugar Land
13016 University Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479
Tickets and description available on the HMNS website.