Play is not a waste of time (TEDMED 2014)

In the morning, I’m headed to Washington DC to do my first ever TEDMED talk.  It’s about risk and play and mistakes and wonder–and includes an anecdote (or two) about my mother.  What could go wrong? I’m excited to give

Book Riot’s Smart Books About the Science and Sociology of Sex

I’m thrilled that Rebecca Joines Schinsky included THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON SEX in Book Riot’s Six-Pack:  Smart Books About the Science and Sociology of Sex.  She writes: Kayt Sukel’s THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON SEX is another terrific offering

Authorgraph it!

At my various book signings, I had a lot of people tell me they were bummed I couldn’t sign their Kindle/Nook/eReader/iPad/device.  I always joked that I would be happy to sign it anyway (and one man did take me up

It sure has been quiet around here…

You might have thought I disappeared altogether. I wouldn’t blame you.  I have been scarce–not just on this blog but on social media as well. What can I say?  There have been a few changes.  Some of you may know

THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON SEX comes to San Jacinto College on 4/10

Hey, Houston, what are you doing Wednesday? I’ll be giving two talks (sponsored by San Jacinto College’s Lyceum Committee) on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.  Both lectures will be held at the Proscenium Theatre in the Marie Spence Flickinger Fine Arts

BookTrib Live Chat on April 1, 3:30pm

Tomorrow, April 1 at 3:30pm, I’ll be participating in a live online chat with BookTrib — I’ll be fielding your questions for an hour–there’s an opportunity to win a copy of THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON SEX. I hope you’ll

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

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

Astrocytes may ‘fine tune’ synaptic messages (The Dana Foundation Web Site – 30 December 2008)

Advances in biochemistry techniques have demonstrated that there is more to glial cells than meets the eye.  New work suggests that these cells play a role in 'fine-tuning' synaptic messages between neurons.  A piece about this work, as well as

Animal model provides clues into Multiple Sclerosis’ heterogeneity (The Dana Foundation Web Site – 16 December 2008)

A story about new insights into why Multiple Sclerosis can manifest itself in such diverse ways appears on the Dana Foundation's Web site. Excerpt: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, debilitating neurological disorder characterized by seemingly random tissue damage across