Christie Aschwanden

Christie Aschwanden is an award-winning science journalist. She’s the author of “Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery” and co-host of the podcast “Emerging Form.” Find her on Twitter at @CragCrest.

Popular Science: Spot Crooks by their Ears!

Would Popular Science Books Benefit from a Rating System?

Standing in a powerful pose increases your testosterone levels. Ten thousand hours of practice leads to mastery and high achievement. Eating out of large bowls encourages overeating. These are just a few examples of big ideas that have formed the basis of popular science books, only to be overturned by further research or a closer reading of the evidence…

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